Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Two players are racing to get back to the middle after touching cones on opposite sides.

  • Two players start facing each other on the middle cone and await the coaches signal.

  • Players will accelerate to the cone on one side, turn and accelerate to the other side, turn again and accelerate back to the middle.  

Coaching points

  • Turn and get your shoulders square. 
  • Plant your foot on the turn.
  • Powerfully drive off the line.
  • Encourage Competition. 

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