Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Groups of 3 
  • Sausage 
  • Ball

1 player lines up opposite a standing sausage, wrestles it to the floor, landing chest ontop of the bag. 

A 2nd play holding a ball puts the ball down on the right side of the sausage as if it was an attacker placing it. 

The first play wrestling the sausage, bouncers up and competes for the ball (remeber to release) 

The 3rd player once the ball has been placed tries to clear the player competing for the ball.

Coaching points


  • Land ontop of bag
  • Use Hips to fire back to feet. 
  • Release the bag before competing for the ball
  • Hold own body weight 
  • Stable, Strong base.


  • Aim for leavers.
  • Low to high body hit. 
  • Can decide to use smash or croc roll.

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