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...

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...

Rucking Square

category: Ruck

Rugby Rucking Square Ruck Set up a square (roughly 2m x 2m) with 4 different colour cones. 1 player starts on the floor with the ball with another pl...

Beating The Ball And Rucking 2

category: School

  • If tackled and the offloaded on, get the support player to communicate
  • it. It is a contact drill but if you want to eliminate cont...

Web Videos

Rugby basics: the ruck

Explaining everything for the beginner rugby coach about the ruck. CREDIT to world rugby for providing the laws and video clips.


Contact Work - Bounce, Jackal, Fire

Contest for every ball and cause a turnover with this session by focussing on both defensive and attacking breakdowns. Work on the jackal and bounce i...

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 ...

Quick Ruck for Quick Ball

Quick rucking that produces quick ball is the first step towards a dangerous attacking side. Use this session to get your team rucking quickly, effici...


Community Drills


Back and forth clear outs constant for 2 minutes and swap out the middle group

Tower of Power Hold

Getting the players ready for rucking.1. Get players in pairs with a ball between them, all lined up standing opposite there partner. 2. Ask play...