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...

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 ...

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...

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?

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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.

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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

1ST PHASE DRIFT DEFENCE

10, 12, 13 line up on inside shoulder of opp. 12, 13, 149 and 7 push hard on opp 108 sweeps, photographs 1st ruck, thinks 2nd6 sweeps, photo graphs 1s...

Attack-Defence alignment reaction

2 groups work in attack an defence. Ball is placed on red yellow and white cones. Coach calls a colour and either 1 or 2. Number called denotes attack...