Drill Categories

Tackling Drills

All players need to be able to tackle. Tackling is how a player physically stops an opponent from moving forward with the ball. It's a vital aspect of...

Drills

5 Vs 5 Touch Rugby

category: Match-Related

Rugby 5 vs 5 Touch Rugby Match Related Touch Rugby in teams of 5 3 Touches and change possession. When a player with the ball is touched, tackler sta...

Rugby Netball

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Rugby Netball Warm Up Break your players into two teams. One team goes to attack, and one to defence. There is no kicking in this game. Normal ...

Touch Ruck Game 4 V 4

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Rugby Touch Ruck Game 4 v 4 Ruck Clear Out Defenders must use two hands to tag the ball ... Rugby Drill Demonstration ... Ground Work Conditioning -J...

Counter Ruck

category: Ruck

Rugby Counter Ruck Ruck Condition the drill in favour of 1 team, in this case the blue team. All players lay on their fronts behind the tackle bags. ...

Ulster

category: Backs-Moves

Rugby ULSTER Backs Moves Use the diagram as a starting point for players. 10 advances carrying the ball, inviting the defence to press up on the atta...

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 ...

2 Vs 2 Linebreak Scenario

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Here we are re-creating a 2 vs 2 scenario which we might find on the field. The aim is to put players under the same conditions which they would po...

Ball Presentation On Tackle Pop

category: Ball-Presentation

  • Groups of 3.
  • Ball

One player performs a tackle on his knees.

The ball carrier works to manage the contact are...

Web Videos

Rugby world conditioning drill

Rugby World took a training session at Parmiter's School, the winners of our Lucozade Sport Kit-Out Project competition. Here's a conditioning drill w...

Sessions

Contact: Rucking technical session

Master the ‘Smash’ and the ‘Roll’ rucking technique so that when the pressure is on and a clear decision needs to be made, clearing the ruck becomes ...

Fitness Testing Session

Put some responsibility onto your players and make sure that they’re up to the standard they should be after pre-season. Test their levels with this s...

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Community Drills

isolated/conditioned

- The ball carrier can run in and present the ball efficiently- A following player can secure the ball- A player can clear over the ruck against a def...

Autosave 53511064

conditioned game: this game will be a game of rugby but a two hand touch will be required rather than a tackle. split the teams equity on ability and ...

Partner Conditioning

Complete the following with partner of equal or similar speed with one rugby ball. Circuit 1Pass with partner between the 20 meters and tryline f...