Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Groups of 5

  • Grids 5 m x 5 m

  • All players wear Tags

  • Nominated player attempts to tag other players.
  • The defender must give the Tag back again as soon as it has been removed. When tagged, a player must replace the Tag on his / her belt then stand still with both arms outstretched. To make a tagged player free, another player must run under the outstretched arms. Work for 1 minute then change the defender.

    Coaching points

  • Head up, Eyes open
  • Look for space
  • Defender focus on the tag
  • Tags must be handed back after each tackle
  • The Drill is often used with

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