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 ...

5 Vs 5 Touch Rugby

category: Match-Related

Rugby 5 vs 5 Touch Rugby Match Related Touch Rugby in teams of 5 3 Touches and change possession. When a player with the ball is touched, tackler sta...

Passing Accuracy

category: Passing

Rugby Passing Accuracy Passing Passing in partners. Players stand opposite each other about 3-4m away. One player will take 1-2 steps forward, then p...

7'S Fitness Handling

category: Sevens

Rugby 7's Fitness Handling Sevens Tell them the following...... The ball carrier will run forward with the ball, their partner will go with them in s...

Hit The Colours

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Hit The Colours Warm Up Players start at the top of the triangle. Coach ... Player should remain facing forward at all times, back tracking whe...

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 ...

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...


Developing the Maul

Work on your team's maul technique with this session, improving their current ability to create, secure and defend the maul

Attacking part 1

It?s all about points scoring with this session. Encourage your players to continually offer support to develop fine techniques to attack with crisp p...


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 ...