Rugby Drill Demonstration


-4 bags

-2 sausages. 

  • Put players on each bag, sausage and 2 defenders at the end of the grid. 
  • There are 4 working attacking player. 
  • Step 1 - Complete 2 shoulder clears on the opposing tackle bags. 
  • Step 2 - 2 attackers nominate themselves to tackle the sauages. 
  • Step 3 - the 2 support players pick the ball up and try complete the 4v2 (tackling players need to bounce up of feet quickly) 

Coaching points

  • Conditioning 
  • High tempo 
  • High speed.
  • Accuracy. 

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