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...

Defensive Patterns Drills

Defensive patterns are the positions your players take up when stopping opposition attacks. By developing your players knowledge of defensive pattern...

Drills

Beat The Defence

category: Passing

Rugby Beat the defence Passing Offensive players (blue), line out in one deep line while the defence (red) line up opposite in a straight line, sligh...

Scramble Defence Drill

category: Tackling

Rugby Scramble Defence Drill Tackling Groups of 6 Balls 2 attackers start with the ball the complete a simple 2v1 catch and pass. The first defender ...

1V1 Evasion

category: Agility-Running-Skills

2 players start on opposite end of a 5x5m block

  1. On the whistle they run down the line, turn the corner,
  2. The player with the b...

2 On 1 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Match-Related

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

2 On 1 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Passing

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

2 V 1 Into 3 V 2

category: Decision-making

Drill to improve short space and wide space overlap play.

Set up a grid 15m wide, split into a 5m channel and a 10m channel, and 10m long (se...

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 (Switch)

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 ...

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

category: School

  • continuous attack wire is handling under pressure and incorporates a large number of players.
  • Emphasis on the execution of the skill...

Web Videos

Sessions

Improving Rucking Technique

React the quicker and get on the front foot in attack with this session, by improving their rucking technique!

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Community Drills

Defensive sliding drill

Four Players will line up on the try line whilst the other players will line up behind one cone waiting to attack the try line.the defensive players a...

Defensive Holes

What happenes when we DONT keep a rigid straight line in defence