How did Jim Gavin solve James Horan? Can a 600 year old battle really be relevant to the past summer's championship? What drove Ballymun Kickhams and St Brigid's of Kiltoom to new heights? Emmet Ryan's sequel to Tactics not Passion answers these questions with a look back at how strategy shaped a year in Gaelic Football. From junior finals to the chase for the Sam Maguire, Victory Loves Preparation examines the evolution of tactics in the modern game.