Rugby Drill Demonstration


Drill to practice attacking in a small channel.

Set up a channel roughly 20m wide and 5m long. Position three defenders on the try-line and four attackers opposite them.

The attack are trying to score tries over the try line while the defence try to stop them with a two handed touch. The defence can only move laterally.

The attack must take the ball back over the white line of cones after every score/touch before they can attack again.

Coaching points

Pump/fish/dummy - defender will hopefully follow the dummy and then turn back onto ball carrier.

Moving defenders through footwork and running angles.

Holding defenders to pass to support players who are in space.

Identification and communication of space by supporting players.

Drill tags: channelling, passing, skills

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