The ball carrier (A) runs straight in a line and makes a normal lateral pass to the supporting player (B)
After passing the ball A runs towards and behind B
After B catches the pass they angle their run towards the direction the pass has come from and so create space
A runs around B and straightens as they receive the pass
Start with normal lateral pass and call loop
Sprint in the direction of the pass
Keep close to the heels of the new ball carrier
When outside of the ball carrier call for the return ball
Take catch and sprint away
Two players with shields stand facing the runners on opposite sides of a grid. On the command, the players run into the shield and spins to their right before joining the back of the group on the left hand side. The practice keeps repeating.
On GO, each ball carrier drives into the contact pad and spins out, past the defender before passing the ball to the next player in the other group.
The ball carrier and one support player runs towards the other group and, at the middle the ball carrier goes to ground and presents the ball. The support player straddles the player on the ground, picks up the ball and runs on to the next group, passing the ball to them
Place 2 players in the centre. Both players pass to those running the circle.
Notice that the gap between the passer and the catcher has narrowed because there are now 2 players acting as passers.
The first player moves forwards, makes contact with the tackle bag and retreats diagonally to the line of cones.
The next player joins the line and both the players move forward and hit the tackle bag or shield before retreating back to the line again.
The third player then joins the line and all three players go out to meet the tackle bag, shield or fall on the ball.
Drill continues with all players involved.
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