Rugby: M1 (LOOPER) Attacking Wide

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DESCRIPTION

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 12 loops around 13, and wide outside towards 14.
  4. 10 passes to 13, missing out the 12 channel.
  5. 15 moves forward outside 13.
  6. 13 takes and passes to 15.
  7. 15 carries the ball forward, and out.
  8. 15 passes to 12, who passes to 14.

COACHING POINTS

  • We seeking to attack out wide with numbers.
  • Think about what could happen if the move needs to be cancelled, what will happen following the move if we pass the gain line and if we are stopped at the gain line.
  • Run this unopposed, before adding pressure.
  • Run this move with pressure as the team gets better.
  • Execute as close to the defensive line as possible, but beware of interceptions.
  • Think about where you will use with move on the pitch.
  • Think about using cones to mark out starting and target points.
  • Allow players to cancel, but if they do cancel, what are their options?
  • Players heads need to be up, a move should be a fluid attacking strategy.
  • Think about player foot-speed, do the players need to be running flat out all the time?
  • Timing is everything, there is no point in exhausting the move too early.

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