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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...

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Passing Circle

category: Passing

Rugby Passing circle Passing Tell your players the following..... There will be 4 players on the outside of the circle, starting at 12, 3, 6, and 9 o...

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...

3 'V' 2

category: Passing

Rugby 3 'v' 2 Passing This is a simple 3 v 2. The three attackers have to get past the two defenders without being touched, that's it. The defenders ...

123 Play Divots

category: Warm-Up

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

category: Contact-Skills

  • 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

category: 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

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

  • 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

category: Decision-making

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

category: Passing

  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...

2 V 2 (Switch)

category: Decision-making

This is a basic 2 v 2 drill to allow players to progress from a simple 2 v 1. In a channel no wider than 10m, 2 attackers have 5 attempts to score ...

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DEEP WAVE DRILL ONE

The purpose of this drill is to get the attacking group to attack 4 different angles and trying to maintain the depth in their attacking shape and at ...

Défendre ensemble

Lancement du jeu : Les bleus s'échangent le ballon. A l'annonce d'une couleur du coach, le joueur concerné par son terrain engage le plaquage sur...

Warm-up - Passing

4 Players on a side that needs to pass the ball quickly and avoid the yellow poles in the middle that acts as defenders.They have to communicate the c...

Seek gab and offload

'Red' recieves ball and sidesteps into gab.when dragged both tacklers 'Red' offloads to 'Yellow' which is running in support.- Pick correctly body sid...