Drill Categories

Match Related Drills

The fun and challenging rugby drills and games in this category below recreate realistic attacking and defending scenarios, similar to those your play...

Sevens Drills

The Sevens drills below to sharpen your players' rugby skills such as quick hands, speed evasion and passing under pressure before moving on to develo...

Drills

Attack/Defend

category: Sevens

Rugby Attack/Defend Sevens Tell your players the following...... Players will standing at the midway point of the playing area. Tell each team which ...

Attacking Kick On The Move

category: Kicking

Rugby Attacking Kick On The Move Kicking Practice short kicks while attacking forward (not standing still). The attackers are aiming to land their ki...

Continuous Attacking

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Continuous Attacking Agility & Running Skills Groups of four, 1 attacker and three defenders Coach calls out the number of a defender as the at...

M1 (Looper) Attacking Wide

category: Backs-Moves

Rugby M1 (LOOPER) Attacking Wide Backs Moves See the diagram for suggested starting positions. 10 moves forward carrying the ball. 12 loops around 1...

Attacking Skills Version 1

category: Sevens

Rugby Attacking Skills Version 1 Sevens Tell your players the following...... Players will attack in teams of 2, each attacking unit will have their ...

Counter Attack

category: Sevens

Rugby Counter Attack Sevens Tell your players to do the following....... The two passing players keep passing the ball until the coach shouts GO. On ...

Colour Cone Attack

category: Decision-making

Rugby Colour Cone Attack Decision making Drill to practice attacking from different positions. Set up a grid roughly 20m wide and 15m long with three...

2 V 1 Drawing The Defender

category: Decision-making

  • One attacking team and one defending team.
  • Exercise focused on decision making when in a 2 v 1 situation.
  • Each team lines up e...

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Sessions

The Zones Game

Use this fantastic drill in your next coaching session today and get ready to work your players hard

Phase Play and Continuity

Continue to build the phases in your play and get your team working as an unit to offer support with this session!

Developing Handling Skills

Get your players handling skills super sharp so that no loose balls are given up. Gradually build up pressure to test their handling ability when conf...

Attacking - Part 2

Work on your players composure when going into contact to be able to provide the offload to create scoring chances even when under pressure.

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Community Drills

On going 2V1

Defender stays defending until they touch an attacker with the ball or intercepts the ball. defender can only move towards the attackers. Once they ha...

Goal Line Attack

Attackers have to score as many trys in a minute. Defenders have to defend their try line but they cannot come off the line only along it. If an Attac...

All in

a square is made with 4 hoops in the middle.Gaurding each hoop is 1 defender.Attacking are 2 players.Players cal go side to side and pass to each othe...