Rugby League Drill Demonstration


Pitch 20m x 20m. All players wearing tag belts

Start the game with a free pass, defenders must be 7m back at the start

Attacking players must try to run past the defenders to score a try. If tagged, the attacker must pass the ball backwards to a team-mate. After a tackle, the defenders must give the tag back, stay on their own side of the ball and NOT intercept or obstruct the pass.

Coaching points

Refer to the rules of Mini Tag in the Rugby Continuum.

Attacker run forward, Dodge.

Only pass if tagged or is somebody else who can score more easily

Support stay on your side of the ball

Defender - keep head and shoulders above the waist

Head up - look at the tag

Give the tag back

The Drill is often used with

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