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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...

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Supporting The Outside Shoulder

category: School

Rugby Supporting the outside shoulder School Players work in groups of 3 around the cone in a single file and must quickly realign to receive a pass ...

M1 (13 Missed, 14 Pop Outside To 15)

category: Backs-Moves

Rugby M1 (13 MISSED, 14 POP OUTSIDE TO 15) Backs Moves See the diagram for suggested starting positions. 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing theÂ...

Tackle Contact

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Contact Tackling Players 3m apart – slightly crouched One of pair nominated as tackler On balls of feet, with feet shoulder width apar...

2 Vs 2 (Quick Scissor)

category: Decision-making

Rugby 2 vs 2 (quick scissor) 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...

2 Vs 1

category: Decision-making

Rugby 2 vs 1 Decision making Coach starts with the ball and can throw the ball to either one of the outside players of the 3 players ready to play. T...

Blitz Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Blitz Defence Defensive Patterns WHY? Put pressure on attacking side. Force ball back ... close to the game line. HOW? Lead from Outside backs....

Progression Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Progression Drift Defence Defensive Patterns groups of 8 +. Cones Balls. Bibs 1. 1v1 in 5mx5m Grid. Players line up opposite eachother on a gri...

Offloading Around The Back

category: Off-Loads

Rugby Offloading Around The Back Off Loads The aim of the exercise is to develop ball control and one hand offloading after the contact.

8 Vs 3 Game

category: Match-Related

Rugby 8 vs 3 Game Match Related 8 players are lined up just outside the 22 metre line, with 3 defenders starting under the posts with the ball. One o...

2 Vs 1 - Decision Making

category: Decision-making

Rugby 2 vs 1 - Decision Making Decision making Four players per group inside a 10m x 30m Channel. Requires 10 cones and 1 ball. Two players start out...

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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 4562609

Form two circles, one inside the other, with two balls on opposite sides of the outer ring. Start both circles running in opposite directions (inside ...

Forward Pod Carry

Start with ball carrier carrying to the padsProgression 1, Ball carrier done same as before but partner lactches on to the ball carrier and drives him...

Tag Team

Players each have a ball and start in the inner square. BOTH HANDS hold the ball.2 chasers outside of the inner square, stand on the line of the outer...