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

Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Drift defence Defensive Patterns 4 Tackle Bags. 10 Cones and 1 Ball. 10m x 30m. The first player in the line begins with the ball. As he approa...

Ruck Defence

category: Ruck

Rugby Ruck Defence Ruck Coach controls defence with calls up and back between cones placed 1 - 2 metres apart. On the call of "LIVE" the defence stay...

Flat Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Flat Defence Defensive Patterns Players line up together along the line of the 1st set of cones. On the signal of the coach all the players adv...

Man To Man

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Man to Man Defensive Patterns 3 attackers and 2 defenders. The scrum half passes to the first receiver of group of 3 attackers. The 3 attacking...

3 On 1 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Passing

Rugby League 3 on 1 Attack and Defence Drill Passing Set a grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave a...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Defending In Threes

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Defending in Threes Defensive Patterns Set up 4 grids of about 8-10m by 5m. 3 players start on the first grid, working from one end to the othe...

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Sessions

Quick Ruck for Quick Ball

Quick rucking that produces quick ball is the first step towards a dangerous attacking side. Use this session to get your team rucking quickly, effici...

Defensive Dominance!

With this high intensity session, improve your team's defensive skills, whilst also working on their fitness

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Community Drills

4 v 2 continuous rugby

4 attackers v 2 defenders. 4 players stand in the middle of the pitch red facing red, blue facing blue. The attackers start with the ball and advance ...

SCRUM SET UP CENTRE

BOTH CENTERS WILL BE SET UP BEHIND THE SCRUM IN SINGLE FILE. AIM OF THIS IS TO STOP THE DEFENCE WORKING OUT WHICH WAY WE WILL ATTACKWHICH EVER WAY WE ...

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...