Helping players to understand and learn the laws of the game will also make them a much better player. That's why in this report we think of interesting and fun ways for you to help your players better understand the laws of the game.
As coach you should have a good understanding of the ever-changing laws of rugby, I would go as far as to suggest that you attend your local Referees' Association referee training courses and that if you have the time - you join and start to referee yourself.
Only by refereeing will you fully appreciate the job that referees do, and that each referee is the sole judge of the law and its application within the game.Jason, Editor of Sportplan Rugby
Get your team the fastest and most agile out there. As the season deepens, we all need to stay on top of our game; make sure every position is covered with this intense drill.
Teach your team to ruck safely, effectively and quickly. By going 'through the gate' you'll avoid giving away penalties and encourage better binding
With this high intensity session, improve your team's defensive skills, whilst also working on their fitness
Improve how your team exploit mis-matches in the opposition's defence to get them creating more try-scoring opportunities with this attacking skills session
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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