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

Attack/Defend

category: Sevens

Rugby Attack/Defend Sevens Tell your players the following...... Players will standing at the midway point of the playing area. Tell each team which ...

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...

Hit & Defend

category: Sevens

Rugby Hit & Defend Sevens Tell your players the following..... The defence will first turn and hit the pads. When the attack hears the hit - they can...

Colour Defend

category: Sevens

Rugby Colour Defend Sevens Tell the players the following..... The coach will call a colour. At that point the players from those cones should run to...

Attack/Defend Big Time

category: Sevens

Rugby Attack/Defend Big Time Sevens Tell your players the following...... Players will standing at the midway point of the playing area, about 25 met...

React, Run And Defend

category: Decision-making

Rugby React, run and defend Decision making Defenders and attackers line up outside the coned area in lines of five. The coach will call out two numb...

Piggy In The Middle And Defend

category: Ruck

Rugby Piggy in the middle and defend Ruck 4 players stand on the corners of a 5x5m grid, and one player in the middle (the piggy). They play piggy in...

React And Defend

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby React and Defend Defensive Patterns Drill to test defenders reactions to situations. Set up a 15m x 15m grid with 3 defenders (blue) and 4 atta...

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...

1 Vs 1 Ball Retention

category: Ball-Presentation

The ball carrier walks up to the defender and turns away to present the ball to their own team.

The defender should try to turn the ball car...

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Sessions

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...

The Zones Game

Use this fantastic drill in your next coaching session today and get ready to work your players hard

Using the Overlap

Make sure your players support their team-mates with this session, by using the overlap in attack

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Community Drills

Autosave 27094800

5-6 Runners pass ball down the line.Last runner places ball on first cone.The last two run around grid and become defenders.First three enter grid fro...

Autosave 56246904

General play pod system in the 1-3-3-1 system start with the players calling and running the correct lines. then add defenders so they can see an...

Run around tag rugby

2 teams align next to coach.Coach passes ball to one team, all players must "run-around" their marker to enter the playing grid.3 v 3 tag ru...

Autosave 13558978

Blue player starts with ball at the blue cone start line. runs with the ball until he reaches the defenders with the red bags and then runs around the...