Rugby: backline

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How would you coach your backline to defend a niffield?

How would you coach your backline to defend a mdfield scrum?

David Ruddy Coach, England

how do i coach a backline defence against the opponents?

how do i coach a backline defence against the opponents attack from a midfield scrum ?

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If you only had 30 minutes to work with your backs?

If you only had 30 minutes to work with your backs a week what would you do???

Paul cromack Coach, England

How do i get more zip in my backline attack. At 16s?

How do i get more zip in my backline attack. At 16s level players seem to just go through the motions.

Paul cromack Coach, England

my team are having problems with their rucks and backline?

my team are having problems with their rucks and backline defence . what should i do

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Realignment of backs to take a pass from depth

Hi, I'm looking for a quick game where I can get my players to realign quickly to take a pass running from depth. Any ideas? Thanks, Clemmo

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Scoring tries - habit?

Why is it important to get players to score the try when completing a handling/running drill?

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How would you help a 17yr old scrum half understand about not taking all the good ball on himself,this has just started creeping into his game

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First time coaching U9 and U10s - anyone got any backline coaching tips?

Hi im a first time coach and is still getting the hang of how the technical details of the game works the back line is my department and whould like any help i can get to know what drills to do and anything helpfull in the backline im currently coaching for the under 9 and 10

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First time coaching the U13s next season - any tips greatly appreciated!

I have just started helping our head coach with under12's team. He wants to retire and has put me forward to be head coach next season. I am a little worried on how i should aproach training with the boys, going to a full 15 a side team on a full pitch. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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backline defense getting beaten on the edges

our backline always seems to be short somehow on defense on the outside edges, what are some possible drills and defensive methods to aid us in shutting this down??

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Trouble gettng the ball to our winger from first phase ball

We have two very fast wingers but we cannot get them the ball . Teams are coming up fast and we are lucky to get the ball to the O. C. We have tried setting up further back but too many times we are getting caught behind the gain lines when we do that. Any ideas?

john mcmullen Coach, United States of America

How can I prevent an overlap?

Which drills can I use to train my team how to prevent an overlap out wide?

Heini Van Staden Coach, South Africa

Defence, who must tackle a player cutting in?

Hi. Please let me have your input. 15-a-side Boys. Whose responsibility is it to tackle a player that cuts into the backline? Lets say the attacking team's FB cuts in between the C's , should my inside C then go for the tackle? We have sweepers (usually the SH and no 8) to cover breaks.

Johan Coach, South Africa

what are good beginner backline moves

what are good beginner backline moves

Oliver hughan Coach, New Zealand

Fullback{15}

What is the role of a fullback during a rugby game and how can he try to read the game

Breezy Coach, South Africa

backline defense getting beate...

our backline always seems to be short somehow on defense on the outside edges, what are some possible drills and defensive methods to aid us in shutting this down??

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how do i coach a backline defe...

how do i coach a backline defence against the opponents attack from a midfield scrum ?

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Attacking scrum - what back li...

Any "simple" attacking moves from a scrum that you can recommend for a U15s XV side. Looking to get them to think about how the back line would would set up and have different options from a) center field and b) tight left or right all at the half way mark.

Dave Greenwood Coach, England

coach your back-line to utalis...

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