Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Working in a grid.
  • Start both players half way in between the cones of one side of the grid.
  • When commanded, each player is to run around the outside of opposite cones and into the grid.
  • Idea is for the tackler to stop the player with the ball from getting out of the grid.

    Coaching points

  • Point out to the tackler that once around the cone to come out early into the grid, staying low, ready for the tackle.

  • The Drill is often used with

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