Rugby Drill Demonstration

Description

Groups of ten with one ball per group

Defenders start bunched sat on the floor

Start attackers spread out (width)

On the word GO! the the defenders get up and and defend. The attackers try to score. The coach varies the start point of the ball. It touched, the ball carrier must pass the ball immediately.

Coaching points

Run to hold defenders or run for space?

If running to hold defenders, support players must react and keep width

If running for space, runners must keep depth

Would passing early into space help or not?

The Drill is often used with

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