2 players start with the ball and play a 2 vs 1 they then form a 3 to beat the next 2 players whom in turn join the 3 and form a 5 top beat the last 4 defenders to score a try.
Last 4 defenders could use a tackle pad each.
Work in pairs
Coach calls out a number and that pair reacts and runs around the cones - one attacks and the other defends
Progressions: Swap sides
Set up the practice as shown above.
40m x 20m Grid.
Groups of 4
Player start in the bottom right corner and on the command sprint as a group before doing 5 press ups.
They then side step left to the next set of cones to do 5 sit ups before sprinting to do press ups. The group follow this routine until the end before the next group go.
This practice is set out with a inner square and a outer square. The players in their groups of 3 stand between the lines of the inner square with the working group stood inside the other players.
The firstÂ group of 3 starts to run across the grid passing the ball. When they reach the centre the ball is put down andÂ they then run at a players with the padsÂ on their left each pushing their player to the outer square. The players then swap.
The pad players run across to the tackle bags and push and tackle the bags to the outer square.
Players swap again now the new 3 players (third group) run to the ball pick it up and take the ball turn rightÂ to face the 3 players on the 12 o'clock side of the square and run into contact for the ball carrier to present the ball.
This ball is then picked up by the 3 players being pushed back and the drill starts again.
two lines of players opposite each other in 2 lines.
one of the teams has the ball and has to pass the ball along each player in the line.
The player in possession of the ball when the coach calls out go has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try and run the full length of the grid to score a try. The player from the opposition in line with the player that is running can try to stop the player scoring by running around the cone and tagging the runner before they reach the line.
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