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...

Defensive Patterns Drills

Defensive patterns are the positions your players take up when stopping opposition attacks. By developing your players knowledge of defensive pattern...

Drills

Broken Defence

category: Sevens

Rugby Broken Defence Sevens Tell your players the following..... The attacking group will wait at the top of the training area until the coach calls ...

Structure Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Structure Defence Defensive Patterns 5 attackers - 10 defenders (or 2 to 1 ratio dependent on numbers) Start slowly with ruck ball Defenders ca...

Simple Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Simple Drift Defence Defensive Patterns 3 attacks - 2 defenders Scrum half passes to first receiver of group of 3 3 attack 2 passing ball down ...

3 On 2 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby 3 on 2 Attack and Defence Drill Defensive Patterns Set an area with two different coloured cones on the touch line in the middle, one for defen...

Last 15 Defence Drill

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Last 15 Defence Drill Defensive Patterns A drill to practice defending in wide channels. Set up a grid that is 40m wide and 20m long, with the ...

Defensive Touch

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Defensive Touch Defensive Patterns 2 Teams. Half Pitch. Touch Game with conditions; Attacker once touched must go down, bounce back up and driv...

Scramble Defence Drill

category: Tackling

Rugby Scramble Defence Drill Tackling Groups of 6 Balls 2 attackers start with the ball the complete a simple 2v1 catch and pass. The first defender ...

Building The Defence 1

category: Sevens

Rugby Building The Defence 1 Sevens Tell your players the following......... The coach will call a number e.g. 1. That attacking group must attack, a...

1V1 Evasion

category: Agility-Running-Skills

2 players start on opposite end of a 5x5m block

  1. On the whistle they run down the line, turn the corner,
  2. The player with the b...

2 On 1 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Match-Related

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

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Improving Rucking Technique

React the quicker and get on the front foot in attack with this session, by improving their rucking technique!

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Community Drills

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...

Defensive Holes

What happenes when we DONT keep a rigid straight line in defence