Rugby: Blitz Defence

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WHY?

Put pressure on attacking side. 

Force ball back inside. 

More numbers in defence than attackers. 

WHEN?

When the ball is at the edge of the field near 5m lines. 

Attackers playing close to the game line. 

HOW?

Lead from Outside backs. 

Line up outside shoulder of attackers. 

Run Up and In. 

Fast Line speed. 

Stay connected to inside man. 

Resposible for the space inside you. 

Aim for Man&Ball hits or interceptions. 

 

COACHING POINTS

Line Up Outside Shoulder of attacker.

Up and In lines of running.

Space inside of you is your responsibility. 

Everyone commited - No Dog legs. 

Lead from the outside backs - wingers. 

Stay Connected - If man inside bites in, you must too. 

 

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