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

Attacking Skills Version 2

category: Sevens

Rugby Attacking Skills version 2 Sevens Tell your players the following...... Players will attack in teams of 3, each attacking unit will have their ...

5 Attacks 3

category: Sevens

Rugby 5 Attacks 3 Sevens Using cones mark out the four corners and the midways points of each side of a 20 x 20 meter training area. Divide your play...

Wide Attack

category: Sevens

Rugby Wide Attack Sevens Start with the left most attacking unit taking on the 2 defenders in front of them. When they get past, they pass the ball t...

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...

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...

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...

Waterfall Attack

category: Match-Related

Rugby Waterfall Attack Match Related The drill starts with 2 attackers in blue, standing behind one another, 5m from the 1st defender/attacker in red...

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 ...

Attack The Space

category: Tag-Rugby

Rugby Attack The Space Tag Rugby The pitch is divided into two halves The defenders must start at opposite corners of the pitch The attacker must hav...

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...

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Sessions

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

Run around tag rugby

2 teams align next to coach.Coach passes ball to one team, all players must "run-around" their marker to enter the playing grid.3 v 3 tag ru...

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...