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...

Blitz Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Blitz Defence Defensive Patterns WHY? Put pressure on attacking side. Force ball back inside. More numbers in defence than attackers. WHEN?

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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Sessions

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...

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Community Drills

LINEOUT "FIRE"

Defense is narrow on far touch line leaving an overlap. 10 passes to 12, 12 to 5, 5 to 11Can hit the midfield using 8, 6 and 4 off 10

Moving on a string

Players are lined up in a "line of defense" spread evenly apart. They will follow the ball sliding left to right, backpedaling and running d...