Drills

Running From Depth

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Running from Depth Agility & Running Skills No of players: 4 per grid, max. 20. Balls per group: 1. Markers: 4 Grid size: 10x10. 4 players line...

Depth And Quick Hands

category: Handling

Rugby Depth and Quick Hands Handling Highlights the importance of attacking from depth and letting the ball do the work in attack. Team of four attac...

Game To Coach Depth

category: Sevens

Rugby Game To Coach Depth Sevens Four attackers, two defenders in quite a small playing area - trying to find space. The aim is for each team of four...

Depth, Fitness, Warming Up

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Depth, Fitness, Warming Up Warm Up This exercise is all about getting deep lines of support, speed onto the ball, warming up the entire body, a...

Game To Coach Depth

category: Match-Related

Rugby Game To Coach Depth Match Related Four attackers, two defenders in quite a small playing area - trying to find space. The aim is for each team ...

3 On 1 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Match-Related

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

2 On 1 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Match-Related

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

Web Videos

Rookie rugby games: depth running

Depth Running helps players build depth and space into their attacking lines and shape. For more information on playing the game and for more videos, ...

Sessions

Establishing Depth and Pace

Use this plan to get your players attacking with depth and hitting the ball with pace to improve your side's running lines!

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 ...

Answers

Community Drills

Individual/Team Skills

- Attacking Space Grid*Divide equal*Set out tackle Shields*Players to shift ball into Space- Run inners and evade to the outside space- Effective Comm...

Hand drill

Start with simple hands then once the players are comfortable get them to start running different lines, moves and depths eg. switches or running from...

Hit gaps (chop) / Decision making

4 v 4. Game-type situation with touch to be initiated between mids about 7m from the line. Other 3 defenders start about 5m from line. Use cones to ma...