Rugby Drill Demonstration

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2 teams. 5 players on each team in a large coned area. Area size depends on age, ability, and number of players in each team.

Team with the ball attempts to score a try by running forwards and passing the ball behind them to their team mates, whilst trying to avoid being tackled.

If the player with the ball is tagged, play stops and restarts by the player passing the ball to a team mate. Play continues.

If the team carrying the ball is tagged 5 times, or drops the ball it is turned over to the opposition.

Playing time can vary dependent on age range of players.

Award 1 point for each try scored.

Coaching points

Good passing and movement between players.

Encourage players to spread out, and make full use of the playing area.

Draw defenders and pass the ball.

Team mates to support each other.


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