Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Players split into pairs and line up in as many lines as you require

  • Balls should be set out 2 yards in front of the player at the front of the line

  • The first player holds a tackle bag side on and falls flat to the floor with the bag, just behind the ball

  • The player gets into the rucking position over the ball and drives out over the ball for five yards.

Coaching points

  • Stay low in rucking position

  • Get onto feet quickly and drive through the contact


  • Instead of driving into space, clear out player after rucking
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    Drill tags: ruck, rucking

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