Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Groups of 8 split into four groups of 2
  • Players pass and, chase the space, until coach shouts - Maul, at which time the second player joins the first and they play with four hands on the ball until coach shouts play
  • Coaching points

    Ball carrier

  • On the shout of Maul, turn towards your support player
  • Wide base with legs, keep moving forward (act as a shield)
  • Co-operate to get the ball into 4 hands
  • Communicate with each other
  • Support player

  • On shout of Maul, find your ball carrier
  • Drive onto the ball so that 4 hands are on the ball
  • Drive forwards in controll
  • Communicate with each other
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