Basic but good warm up drill for matches.
4 cones set up a grid of about 5-10m by 5-10m. 2 defenders with tackle shields start in the centre.
Attacker starts at the base of grid running onto and catching a pass from the next attacker. Attackers then run through the two defenders with tackle shields to score a try. The attacker that passed the ball immediately goes to starting position (base of grid) to be passed a ball and start the next repetition while the scorer joins the line to make a pass.
You can vary it by any means you like and for what you need it for. I often make them offload the ball after the contact so it means you could be in a three and have two offload options.
Involve a ball in your warm-up.
Get players to pass the ball around their head to flex the neck and shoulders.
Pass gets given to the attacker who has to run down the grid. When the tackle comes in the player with the ball has to present the ball.
Tackler has to get to feet quickly to get the ball and pass it back the the initial passer of the practice . Next two player go.
After each go the players swap sides.
Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed cones, ball carrier should accelerate up towards inside shoulder of defender to draw in and then pass to the support runner coming from depth who can run in and score.
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