Rugby Drill Demonstration


Set up a grid roughly 5m x 5m with two lines of attackers on one side (blue), and two defenders on the other (red). The aim of the drill is for attackers to execute 2 vs 1 situations and score. 

The attackers start with the ball and run towards the try line (red cones). The ball carrier draws the defender and passes to his support player who scores. 

Once he scores he passes the ball to the next set of attackers who attack against the next defender. The previous attackers and defender get in position for the next repetition.

The attack can start from any of the players, it does not have to start at the same side each time.

Coaching points

Drawing a defender - Run at the defender and make him make a decision. Dummy the pass to see if he follows or commits to the ball carrier, once he is committed to either the ball carrier or the support player either pass the ball to the support player or run and score.

Passing - high outside elbow, hands follow through towards the target

Drill tags: dodging, junior, running, tackling

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