Rugby: possession

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Rugby Netball Agility & Runnin...

Drill to practice skills and creating space.Set up a pitch (roughly 25m x 20m depending on age and number of players) with two scoring zones at each end (green cones). Split the players into two even teams and give each team different colour bibs.Teams are aiming to score points by passing the ball to a team mate who is standing in the scoring zone (see diagram). Each time a player catches the ball on the full from a pass from a team mate in the scoring zone their team scores one point, and they turn and attack back the other way. Players cannot run while holding the ball, they must be standing still when they pass.The defending team cannot get closer than 2m to the player with the ball, and can only gain possession by intercepting a pass or if the attacking team drop the ball or give a poor pass which goes to ground. PROGRESSION:Players can only have possession of the ball for 2 seconds. If they hold the ball for longer than two seconds then possession is turned over. This means that the defending team can gain possession if they cut down the attacking players passing options.Players can run when in possession of the ball, but still can only have possession of the ball for 2 seconds.Passes must be over head.Passes must be below waist height.Chip kick / grubber kick instead of pass.Passes must be out of the back of the hand.Passes must be behind the back.Defenders can touch the attacking player in possession of the ball. If the defending team makes two touches on the attacking team then possession is turned over.

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When a scrum is awarded follow...

When a scrum is awarded following an unsuccessful end to a maul, which team throws the ball in?

Arthur Johannes Coach, South Africa

My fowards seem afraid to ruck and stand around the?

My fowards seem afraid to ruck and stand around the ruck while in the way of the scrum half trying to get the ball out to the backs. They also don't support the ball carrier while he is being tackled. Please help me with any suggestions!!!

William Barrett Coach, United States of America

What tactics can be used when chasing a box kick?

What tactics can be used when chasing a box kick? In addition to the blind side wing chasing the kick, what patterns could be used to regain possession or limit counter attacking possibilities?

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I am looking for Loop pass coaching games to improve?

I am looking for Loop pass coaching games to improve my player game.

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what are the rules of tag rugby?

what are the rules of tag rugby?

Chris Mason Coach, England

ANYBODY GOT ANY DRILL FOR UNDER 6 RUGBY AS AN INTRODUCTION?

ANYBODY GOT ANY DRILL FOR UNDER 6 RUGBY AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GAME?

Garry Windle Coach, Wales

where is the offside position for attacker during maul

where is the offside position for attacker during maul

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Any thoughts on a condiioned game where the emphasis?

Any thoughts on a condiioned game where the emphasis is on lineouts and in particular to coach a peel

Mike Taylor Coach, England

How would you help a 17yr old scrum half understand about not taking all the good ball on himself,this has just started creeping into his game

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Off side in general play. Can anyone explain this better?

Off side in general play. Can anyone explain this better as it seems to be a bit ambiguous. When are you off side in general play? Rugby Unoin.

Karen Thornton Coach, England

Offside

What are the Offside Laws pertaining to Scrum Half at Scrum Time?

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difference between a free and a penalty kick?

I need to know the difference between a free and a penalty kick. Because I am learning to be a ref

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Perform and use possession from a 2v1 scrum?

What would be the best way of coaching a drill called, Perform and use possession from a 2v1 scrum? Many thanks.

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Rugby sessions plan?

HiAny ideas about technical/tactical drills for a Rugby session?Attacking?Defence?passing?Teaching points?

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Likely outcome of scrum fed fr...

What would be the likely outcome of a scrum fed from the thrower's tighthead side? Who would more likely win possession and what quality of possession could be expected? What if the law was that most scrums were required to be fed from the thrower's tighthead with the non offender determining who was to feed? The remainder, such as penalty scrums, would stay as is. Could this encourage a more constructive approach to scrummaging?

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