Drill Categories

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...

Sevens Drills

The Sevens drills below to sharpen your players' rugby skills such as quick hands, speed evasion and passing under pressure before moving on to develo...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Defence - Swimming In Twos

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Defence - Swimming in Twos Defensive Patterns 2 defenders work together to force 5 players to pass and work them towards touch. The golden rule...

1 Vs 2

category: Handling

  • The aim of the drill is to develop ball carrying in a contact zone.

10 Pass Game

category: Warm-Up

  • 2 teams
  • Bibs
  • Balls

one team musttry and complete 10 passes in a small grid.

Whne pla...

1V1 Tackle Grid

category: Contact-Skills

  • Small playing area, for 1 v 1 tackling.
  • Players line up in two lines adjacent to the coned area.
  • Coach shouts go and the front...

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Sessions

Phase Play and Continuity

Continue to build the phases in your play and get your team working as an unit to offer support with this session!

Defensive Skills: Contest Possession

Pile the pressure on the oppositions attack with this defensive skills session. Get them scanning the attack to put pressure on the ball carrier and a...

Coaching the Blitz Defence

Develop the aggressive Blitz defending style in you game and don’t let the opposition get comfortable on the ball with this session.

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Community Drills

On going 2V1

Defender stays defending until they touch an attacker with the ball or intercepts the ball. defender can only move towards the attackers. Once they ha...

Scoring tries at the end zone

2 teamseach team has an ingoalthe aim of the game is score as many tires on the opponents ingoalThere is no defending involve so you are not allow to ...

Autosave 99064688

Defending the maul- first person hassles ball carrier players to encourage the maul towards sideline by putting numbers and hitting the open side ear...

Hammer 2

Work Up the space of a 15m * 15m gridScore as many tries within 5 mins as possibleAs soon as the pad is touched a long present and ruck is createdVary...