Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • 4 sausages 
  • 4 Bags 
  • The sausages and bags are lined up alternately in a line.
  • 8 defenders start lined up outside of the tackle grid.
  • Whistle goes, the tacklers must shuffle across as a team (in a line) to line up opposite a bag or sausage before making a hit. 

Coaching points

  • Communication (spacing, who’s your man, read ready up) 
  • Eyes up on the attackers infant of you 
  • Up as a line. 
  • Strong hit. 

Average rating

The Drill is often used with

Prev Next
View this drill

Catch and pass channel

Attack the catch Drill Thumbnail
View this drill

Attack the catch

View this drill

3 v 2 Fixing Defenders

4v3-realignTacklingRugby Drills Coaching