Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • 2 sausages
  • 1 bag 
  • 1 ball 
  • Step 1 - Low chop tackle on the sausage. 
  • Step 2 - Bounce! Track back, chest to floor, do a high.impact bag hit. 
  • Step 3 - Run around the bag, pass the ball of the floor, complete a live leg tackle on the attacking player.
  • Next player starts when first player finishes. 

Coaching points

  • High tempo 
  • High impact 
  • Conditioning. 
  • Aim for 5 sets. 
  • Encourage players to encourage each other round.


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