Drill Categories

Backs Moves Drills

There are seven backs in a team, with the rugby position numbers 9-15. As the name suggests they are positioned behind the forwards, and include the S...

Ruck Drills

A ruck occurs when the ball carrier is tackled and players from each side make contact over the ball which is on the ground (it differs from a maul wh...

Drills

Behind The Posts

category: Sevens

Rugby Behind The Posts Sevens Tell your players the following....... One team of 7 will be in attack, the attack should start behind the 22 meter lin...

Passing Behind

category: Passing

Rugby Passing Behind Passing In partners get your players to move round each other, passing with 1 hand round the "back of their hand". movement, off...

Dummy Switch Behind (Dsb)

category: Backs-Moves

Rugby Dummy Switch Behind (DSB) Backs Moves 10 advances with the ball, running slightly inwards. 10 changes the angle of their run, towards the first...

Tackle From Behind

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle from behind Tackling Drill to practice chasing and tackling someone. Roughly 5m x 10m channel. Players lined up in two lines behind red ...

Leave No Man Behind

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Leave No Man Behind Warm Up Players start in the bottom right corner and on the command sprint as a group before doing 5 press ups. They advanc...

Offloading Behind The Defender

category: Off-Loads

Rugby Offloading Behind the Defender Off Loads The ball carrier runs towards the defender and attracts the tackle. After contact, the player turns to...

Bank Robbers

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Bank Robbers Warm Up Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following laws for this exercise..... Players must start the game b...

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...

Out The Back Passing

category: Decision-making

The ball carrier takes the ball hard up to the line. A trialer runner stays hidden behind ball carrier. The 2nd Reciver does an out to in line of run...

2 Vs 1 Gauntlet

category: Decision-making

Set up two 1m wide gates of cones (green and red) either side of a feeder, with a line of attackers opposite (5m away). Have a number of defenders ...

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Sessions

Confidence in Contact: part 2

Continue to improve your player's confidence when using contact, with the second of our Confidence in Contact sessions

Establishing Depth and Pace

Use this plan to get your players attacking with depth and hitting the ball with pace to improve your side's running lines!

Quick Ruck for Quick Ball

Quick rucking that produces quick ball is the first step towards a dangerous attacking side. Use this session to get your team rucking quickly, effici...

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Community Drills

Wrap

place three cones 5 metres apart.place three other cones in line with the first three but ten metres from them. players line up at each cone. either p...

Autosave 78251936

Fly half (playing in blue) must kick from behind a mark (indicated by ladders) into 5 target areas, the players in red are obsticles to avoid but can ...

Defensive sliding drill

Four Players will line up on the try line whilst the other players will line up behind one cone waiting to attack the try line.the defensive players a...

Egg Race

Set up 20m x 20m grid, at 5m intervals set out 6 cones across the grid.1 Player stands behind each set of cones with a ball in hand.Instruct the playe...