Drill Categories

Contact Skills Drills

A major part of rugby involves two or more players making physical contact with each other. Contact normally takes place during a tackle, lineout, scr...

Drills

Contact Zones

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Set up: 8 defending players Tackle Suits,  one ball carrier and four support players. The drill: Ball carrier enters grid 1 via gate follow...

Tackle And Ruck Clearing

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Players work in groups of four against two defenders (holding tackle bags) who are stood inside the channel. The attackers run around the furthest con...

Touch Ruck Game 4 V 4

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Defenders must use two hands to tag the ball carrier and have the body position as if performing a tackle Once tagged the ball carrier goes to ground ...

Technical Work At The Breakdown

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Players start face down, on the coach's whistle players get to their feet to contest the contact area. Red player 1 and the blue player should be clos...

Web Videos

Offload through tackle - progression

This is a basic rugby drill progressing through techniques of offloading the ball. In this Rugby Drill the ball carrier should carry the ball in two h...

Me - rugby - ruck defence

Look at: 1. Whanda's Tackle - Jackal speed 2. Nicole's work rate in hitting 2 out of 4 rucks, speed into position and over the mainline then Tackle - ...