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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...

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Static Flat Pass

category: Passing

Rugby Static Flat Pass Passing The aim of the drill is to develop a short push pass.

Flat Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Flat Defence Defensive Patterns Players line up together along the line of the 1st set of cones. On the signal of the coach all the players adv...

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 ... Rugby Drill Demonstration ... Flat Defence Dril...

M1 (Looper) Attacking Wide

category: Backs-Moves

Rugby M1 (LOOPER) Attacking Wide Backs Moves See the diagram for suggested starting positions. 10 moves forward carrying the ball. 12 loops around 1...

L-Shaped Passing

category: Passing

Rugby L-Shaped Passing Passing Lets get the ball and the players moving with lateral passing through the hands. Each training area only needs one bal...

1 On 1 Scrum (On Knees)

category: Contact-Skills

Players down on 'all 4s'.

Position heads to the left slightly, binding in underneath the shoulders in the chest area.

Keeping hands o...

1 On 1 Scrum (On Knees)

category: Scrum

Players down on 'all 4s'.

Position heads to the left slightly, binding in underneath the shoulders in the chest area.

Keeping hands o...

2 V 1

category: Passing

  1. This is a simple 2 v 1.
  2. The two players have to get past the one defender without being touched, that's it.
  3. The defender wi...

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 (Quick Scissor)

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...

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Scramble

10 to read 12 & 13's defensive shape and play to 1 of 3 options. They fade and 13,15 are hot. He holds and 12 is hot. If open winger flattens...

Autosave 5932337

handling games- 5 v5 6 v6 . create limitations on handling move onto attacking play combinations with 4 v 6 3 v 6. Late attack by full back. Encourag...

Defensive Drill

Guards & bodygaurds at each cone.Line pushes up and out to UP call.1 phase then reset on different colour cone.Flat lineOne man eachUp as a line&n...

Decision Making - 40 mins

A simple 2 v 2 drill that will look at drawing the first defender and seeing if the attacking players can make a gap to hit. The goal here is to find ...