Drill Categories

Backs Moves Drills

There are seven backs in a team, with the rugby position numbers 9-15. As the name suggests they are positioned behind the forwards, and include the S...

Off Loads Drills

An off load is when a tackled player passes the ball to a teammate before the tackle is completed. Use the 2v1 and tackle bag off load drills and vide...


Forward Sprints / Backward Sprints.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Forward sprints / Backward sprints. Agility & Running Skills Set-up drill area as shown. Players line up at the start. All players run forward ...


category: Ruck

Rugby Rucking Ruck Groups of 4 and two groups of defenders with contact pads. 1 ball per group. The ball carrier drives into the contact pads and pre...

Ruck Defence

category: Ruck

Rugby Ruck Defence Ruck Coach controls defence with calls up and back between cones placed 1 - 2 metres apart. On the call of "LIVE" the defence stay...

Attack Until You'Re Tackled

category: Off-loads

Rugby League Attack until you're tackled Off loads Set Up Playing area of 25m in ... present when support arrives – game continues until knock or f...

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 Drawing The Defender

category: Decision-making

  • One attacking team and one defending team.
  • Exercise focused on decision making when in a 2 v 1 situation.
  • Each team lines up e...

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 V 2 Box

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. Whichever group of 2 is given the ball becomes the attack, and should attack upon receiving the ...

2 Vs 1 Gauntlet

category: Decision-making

Set up two 1m wide gates of cones (green and red) either side of a feeder, with a line of attackers opposite (5m away). Have a number of defenders ...

Web Videos

Beast mode | *forward's edition*

So I got a comment telling me that the Beast Mode's were very back dominated and I realised that I had to make a video on the real beasts of the rugby...


Using the Overlap

Make sure your players support their team-mates with this session, by using the overlap in attack

Confidence in Contact: part 2

Continue to improve your player's confidence when using contact, with the second of our Confidence in Contact sessions

Forwards and Backs Skills

Make sure your forwards and backs have the skills needed in Rugby with this session, improving areas such as the punt kick and scrum!


Community Drills

Draw Pass

Set up 20m x 20m gridwith 3 joeys placed in a diagonal line across the grid.have 4 players line up on the bottom line. line the first 3 in front of th...

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Forwards and Backs work to get into optimal space for kick clear to compete.

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Have players run from cone to cone while facing foward. Players will run forward, backward, and cross over right and left.Start slow and have players ...