Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Work this fitness, defensive in line speed, communication, beating the defender and rucking. 
  • Even number of players and pads. Pads 5 m in front of players. 
  • Each time the coach throws the ball, players go forward (line speed) and make a tackle. 
  • When the coach chooses, throw the ball to one of the players, who steps and tries to get through pads. The other 2 players looked clear beyond the ball. 
  • Pad holders are active and try to stop the attacker. Defenders must talk and get onside.

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