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Defensive Patterns Drills

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

Kicking Drills

Use the kicking drills and videos below to develop your players' accuracy, technique, tactical awareness and skills so they know the right kick to use...

Drills

Round And Realign - With Defender

category: Passing

Rugby League Round and Realign - with defender Passing On GO, the group moves towards the cone, pop passing between ... 2 on 1 Attack and Defence Dri...

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...

1 Vs 1 Get To Feet

category: Contact-Skills

Pass gets given to the attacker who has to run down the grid. When the tackle comes in the player with the ball has to present the ball.

Tac...

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 1 + 1 In 2 Grids

category: Ball-Presentation

2 attackers with a half back attack a defender

The support player should be able to read the situation and apply the best techniques for bal...

2 Vs 1 - Decision Making

category: Decision-making

Four players per group inside a 10m x 30m Channel. Requires 10 cones and 1 ball.

Two players start outside of the grid with two players insi...

2 Vs 1 - With Running Support

category: Off-Loads

The lead attacker runs straight at the defender, attacking either the space on the left or the right before taking the tackle and off loading to th...

2 Vs 1 - With Running Support

category: Off-Loads

The lead attacker runs at straight at defender.

Attacks runs into space, either on the left or the right, takes the tackle and then off-load...

2 Vs 2 (In - Out Line)

category: Decision-making

In a channel no wider than 10m, two attackers have 5 attempts to score a try on the red cones.

The attackers try to create space and beat th...

2 Vs 2 (Loop And Step Inside)

category: Decision-making

This is a basic 2 vs 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 t...

Web Videos

Sessions

Running Lines and Fixing Defenders

Create doubt in the defender's mind by getting your ball carrier to run straight with the ball, and support runners to run good lines to create depth ...

Defensive Dominance!

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

The Zones Game

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

Answers

Community Drills

Tag - Defensive Line

Set up 20m x 20m grid,place 4 cones equally spaced across the grid 5m out from the base line and another 4 equally spaced across the try line.queue 4 ...