Drill Categories

Maul Drills

A maul is similar to a ruck but occurs when the ball is held up off the floor (in a player's hand). The maul drills, videos and mini games below will ...

Ruck Drills

A ruck occurs when the ball carrier is tackled and players from each side make contact over the ball which is on the ground (it differs from a maul wh...

Drills

Rip And Ruck

category: Maul

Rugby Rip and Ruck Maul Players stand in a circle, about 5 meters apart. Two player, one with a ball, positioned in the centre of the circle. The bal...

Maul Touch

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Maul Touch Warm Up Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly. This is not a contact ga...

Driving Maul

category: Maul

Rugby Driving Maul Maul 3 attackers against two defenders with contact pads. Ball carrier takes ball into contact turning before hitting pads and pre...

Tag Maul Game

category: Maul

Rugby Tag Maul Game Maul Groups of 10. 5 v 5 Match. Players start the game and after each touch the touched player must simulate a MAUL by turning an...

Ram Raid

category: Maul

Rugby Ram Raid Maul This game is designed to teach the players to work together to drive a maul forward and keep control of the ball. Set Up a fieldÂ...

Loop

category: Maul

Rugby Loop Maul First attacker runs straight and passes to second attacker (in middle channel). First player runs around second to recieve the pass i...

Web Videos

Sessions

Developing the Maul

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

Answers

Community Drills

Maul binding

Maul – Techniques7 in group – 5x20mDrive 2m over goal lineBall in middle, head in middle, bind with outside arm, shoulder under gluts and drive with l...

Autosave 78931768

Maul game to start- touch maul. In groups of 5-6 max. play touch game whereby player taking it into contact must turn and SH must rip the ball away/ ...

Autosave 99064688

Defending the maul- first person hassles ball carrier players to encourage the maul towards sideline by putting numbers and hitting the open side ear...

Pick and go, pass,

Attacker brings ball into contact choosing to either stay up or go to ground.2 support players react to the situation, ie mauling and driving, picking...