Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Two players are competing to manoeuver around the sticks or cones and get over the line.

  • Set up sticks (or cones) on the pitch as shown in the video.

  • Players line up in two lines and on the coaches signal/whistle players begin the drill.

Coaching points

  • Keep your shoulders up and square.

  • Push through with outside leg.

  • Control your speed and shorten your stride as you approach the sidestep.

  • Be competitive! 


  • Move the start point further away from the first stick or cone.

  • On the starting cue players have to go to ground and then get back up

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