Rugby Drill Demonstration
- Groups of 3.
One player performs a tackle on his knees.
The ball carrier works to manage the contact area by using footwork/fend.
Aim is try work aorund a question mark shape - to get line of sight to support runner.
Try to keep to hands on the ball before giving the pop/pass.
Support runner must tempo run to time his suport line correctly come in narrow so the pop isnt hard.
If tackle cannot be avoided take on own terms
Hold onto the ball with ball in two hands
Hit the ground with hips then shoulders, rolling onto back
Look for immediate support and pop up if there
Lots of communication.
Support runner times running lines correctly.