Rugby Drill Demonstration


Four players per group inside a 10m x 30m Channel. Requires 10 cones and 1 ball.

Two players start outside of the grid with two players inside. One of the outside players passes the ball to one of the inside players before both of the outside players (defenders) run through the red gates.

The two inside players (attackers) have to try and cross the try line before the defenders can tackle them, if the attackers are too slow they will create a two 2 v 1 situation.

Coaching points

When the defenders are beaten they can not chase back.

Attackers must draw the defenders to create the space.

Keep depth of support players.

Attack the spaces.

Change defenders and attacker over.

Defenders keep in line

All - communicate

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Drill tags: 2 v 1, 2v2, decision making, lines of running

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