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 · WHY? Put pressure on attacking side. Force ball back inside. More numbers in defence than attackers. · WHEN? When the ball i...

Progression Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Progression Drift Defence Defensive Patterns groups of 8 +. Cones Balls. Bibs 1. 1v1 in 5mx5m Grid. Players line up opposite eachother on a gri...

Simple Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Description. 3 attacks - 2 defenders; Scrum half passes to first receiver of group of 3; 3 attack 2 passing ball down line. Coaching points. 2 defend...

Sessions

Coaching the Drift Defence

Get your players thinking their way through this session, focussing on Drift Defence when the opposition have an overlap on the outside.

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.

Answers

Community Drills

Live Drift defence

set up a scrum. Line up players as in the diagram.move ball along attacking line.Fly half pushes defensive line up and calls drift when the ball ...