Drill Categories

Contact Skills Drills

A major part of rugby involves two or more players making physical contact with each other. Contact normally takes place during a tackle, lineout, scr...

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 ...

Drills

Rucking

category: Ruck

Rugby Rucking Ruck Groups of 4 and two groups of defenders with contact pads. 1 ball per group. The ball carrier drives into the contact pads and pre...

Ruck - Full

category: Ruck

Rugby Ruck - Full Ruck Take contact on own terms If no close support, go to ground and present the ball Protect head (especially younger players) Arr...

One Touch Ruck

category: Warm-Up

Rugby One Touch Ruck 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 contac...

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...

Mini Ruck

category: Ruck

Rugby Mini Ruck Ruck Groups of five Three attackers try and score against one defender If touched must ruck clear out, introduction, ruck, running, s...

Ruck, Ruck, And Ruck Again

category: Sevens

Rugby Ruck, Ruck, and Ruck Again Sevens Tell your players the following..... Both the pad and attacking units will jog within the grid, the players i...

Reload Rucking

category: Ruck

Rugby Reload Rucking Ruck Set up two defenders holding hit shields opposite two even lines of players. The ball starts with the first man in one of t...

Ruck N Roller

category: Sevens

Rugby Ruck n Roller Sevens Tell the players the following...... The first group of 3 go first. The first player, the ball carrier, hits in on the pad...

Ruck Over, Pickup

category: Ruck

Rugby Ruck Over, Pickup Ruck Ball carrier goes to ground and places ball Support player drives into defender but cannot drive him off ??RUCK FORMED?...

1 On 1 Breakdown Skills

category: Ruck

  • Fun game 1 v 1 game to improve skills on both sides of the breakdown.
  • One player lies face down either side of a tackle tube (players ...

Web Videos

How to ruck in rugby

The ruck in rugby is a bound huddle of players opposing another huddle on the opposing team after a tackle occurs. Learn how to play rugby, including ...

How to ruck | rugby 7s

So what is a "Ruck" and how do you do it? As we all endulge in 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens and prepare for 2018 USA Club Rugby 7s National ...

Sessions

Phase Play and Continuity

Continue to build the phases in your play and get your team working as an unit to offer support with this session!

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Contact: Rucking technical session

Master the ?Smash? and the ?Roll? rucking technique so that when the pressure is on and a clear decision needs to be made, clearing the ruck becomes ...

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Answers

Community Drills

Under Wing-Split

- Mid field crash play via wing with pass option to 12 - 10, 12, 14, 15 reset for second phase- Mid-field ruck must be quick- Make sure 12 straig...

Ruck - Clearing players at Breakdown

(a)Both teams start onTeam w/ ball player straddles tackle bag and defends ballOther player in and clears player out Clear out w/Roll(B)Use tackl...