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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...

Drills

Bank Robbers Warm Up - Rugby D...

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...

Passing in Traffic Passing - R...

Rugby Passing in Traffic Passing Tell the players the following...... Runners move forward towards the cone opposite to their location. There will be...

Break Passing - Rugby Drills, ...

Rugby Break Passing Keep your player briefing short. Tell your players the following.... Pass the ball left, clockwise for 2 passes. Then right (anti...

2 v 2 Box Sevens - Rugby Drill...

Rugby 2 v 2 Box Sevens Tell your players the following...... Whichever group of 2 is given the ball becomes the attack, and should attack upon receiv...

123 Play Divots

The Moles want to turn the cones onto their head, and the Green-keepers want the cones the right way up.

Let the kids play, you can start t...

1st man at the ruck

  • Ball.
  • Groups of 3+
  • 2 attackers line up infront of a defender.
  • The 1st attackers takes the ball into con...

1st man at the ruck

  • Ball.
  • Groups of 3+
  • 2 attackers line up infront of a defender.
  • The 1st attackers takes the ball into con...

1st man at the ruck

  • Ball.
  • Groups of 3+
  • 2 attackers line up infront of a defender.
  • The 1st attackers takes the ball into con...

2 v 1 into 3 v 2

Drill to improve short space and wide space overlap play.

Set up a grid 15m wide, split into a 5m channel and a 10m channel, and 10m long (se...

2 v 1

  1. This is a simple 2 v 1.
  2. The two players have to get past the one defender without being touched, that's it.
  3. The defender wi...

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Rugby coaches communication

Watch how some of the world's best rugby coaches communicate to players. How they deliver key messages. Use mistakes as a positive for learning. Empow...

Sessions

Developing communication and t...

Start the session with a small sided game that encourages players movement and communication to earn the most points. The game warms the players up a...

Conditioned Games - Communicat...

Conditioned Games - Communication and Key Concepts ... search our library of 1100+ rugby drills; create your own professional coaching plans; or acce...

Attacking part 1

It?s all about points scoring with this session. Encourage your players to continually offer support to develop fine techniques to attack with crisp p...

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