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...

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...

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 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...

Sessions

Ruck through the Gate

Teach your team to ruck safely, effectively and quickly. By going 'through the gate' you'll avoid giving away penalties and encourage better binding

Confidence in Contact: part 2

Continue to improve your player's confidence when using contact, with the second of our Confidence in Contact sessions

Improving Rucking Technique

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

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...