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Handling Drills

Handling in rugby covers how your player holds, catches and runs with the ball. Good ball carrying technique should include your player's fingers bein...

Drills

Individual Ball Carrying 1.

category: Passing

Rugby Individual ball carrying 1. Passing Carry the ball in a high position and try to engage the defender. Make sure there is lots of foot work and ...

Individual Ball Carrying 2

category: Passing

Rugby League Individual ball carrying 2 Passing Carry the ball in a high position and try to engage the defender. When players reach the cones at the...

Individual Ball Carrying 2.

category: Passing

Rugby Individual ball carrying 2. Passing Carry the ball in a high position and try to engage the defender. When players reach the cones at the end t...

Individual Ball Carrying 3.

category: Passing

Rugby Individual ball carrying 3. Passing Carry the ball in a high position and try to engage the defender. When players reach the cones at the end t...

Offload Central

category: Off-loads

Rugby League Offload central Off loads Set Up Small 10 x 10m grid - 1/3rd of group on knees - 1/3rd with ball - 1/3rd supporting Players move around ...

Passing Left To Right

category: Passing

Rugby League Passing left to right Passing Strong grip, thumbs are out, hold the ball high with fingers pointing to the sky. Keeping your hips square...

Hands Up / Hands Down

category: Passing

Rugby Hands up / Hands Down Passing Lets just get the ball moving clockwise for a while, just to get the ball moving through the hands. After a minut...

Stuck In The Mud - Rugby Style

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Stuck In The Mud - Rugby Style Warm Up The 'Hunters' run after the 'Runners', trying to touch them with the rugby ball. If a 'Runner' is touche...

Ball Tag

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Ball Tag Warm Up Make sure that you have your warm-up area marked out before your players arrive, it's important that you get them working righ...

1 Vs 2

category: Handling

  • The aim of the drill is to develop ball carrying in a contact zone.

Web Videos

Sessions

Handling Refresher

Are you ready to handle the new season? - Improving their passing, catching and ball carrying skills

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Community Drills

Tag - Defensive Line

Set up 20m x 20m grid,place 4 cones equally spaced across the grid 5m out from the base line and another 4 equally spaced across the try line.queue 4 ...

Forward Pod Carry

Start with ball carrier carrying to the padsProgression 1, Ball carrier done same as before but partner lactches on to the ball carrier and drives him...

Body Position with Pick and Go

Improve body position when picking ball up and carrying ball.1. Make a 5m x 5m grid.2. Four players stand on each corner of the grid, facing inwards, ...

Dimond rucking drill

Player A will play the ball on the Black marker, then they will cut to the left.Player D will pick up the ball the it has been played and pass it to P...