Rugby Drill Demonstration


Coach calls a number, that player acts as a defender. Attacker tries to score without being tagged using one of the three S (Speed, Swerve, and Sidestep)

Coaching points

  • Be positive: go forward
  • Attack space furthest from defender: Go for it!!
  • Change running lines and pace. React to the defender
  • Think
  • Carry ball in two hands but move to arm away from defender when coming in from the side.
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    Drill tags: 1 v 1, game, reactions, speed

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