Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Ball.
  • Groups of 3+
  • 2 attackers line up infront of a defender. 
  • The 1st attackers takes the ball into contact 
  • The defender makes a low chop tackle.
  • The 2nd attacker resposibility is to clear away the tackler from the contact area and look after the ball.

Progression : Add second defedner with a tack;e nag to test the stability of the clearer. 

Coaching points

  • Win the race to the contact area.
  • Lots of communication with the 1st attacker. 
  • Timing and accuracy. 
  • Throwugh the gate. 
  • Low Body height/ STable platform. 
  • Explosive power. 



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