Drill Categories

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...

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...

Drills

Rugby Netball

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Rugby Netball Warm Up Break your players into two teams. One team goes to attack, and one to defence. There is no kicking in this game. Normal ...

Grids

category: Handling

Rugby Grids Handling 1) Run out (2 steps) turn and pop ball to a support player. 2) Run out (2 steps) turn and let support player take it out of your...

Bank Robbers

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Bank Robbers Warm Up Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following laws for this exercise..... Players must start the game b...

2 V 1

category: Passing

Rugby 2 v 1 Passing This is a simple 2 v 1. The two players have to get past the one defender without being touched, that's it. The defender will sta...

3 Second Touch - Touch Rugby Variation

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players the follow...

3 Touch Kick

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players the followin...

3D Touch Rugby

category: School

Players can run with the ball and pass in all directions. If a player is touched while in possession of the ball, it is an immediate turnover (ball...

5 Person Scrum (Mini Rugby)

category: Contact-Skills

Let the front row bind together first.

Second row binds together between their hips and shoulders, making sure that their hips are tight tog...

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Sessions

Rugby Fitness Drills and Games

Fitness is a vital part of getting to the line for the full 80. Work on your teams skills and technique whilst putting them under fatigue with a gruel...

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!

Developing Handling Skills

Get your players handling skills super sharp so that no loose balls are given up. Gradually build up pressure to test their handling ability when conf...

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Community Drills

Run around tag rugby

2 teams align next to coach.Coach passes ball to one team, all players must "run-around" their marker to enter the playing grid.3 v 3 tag ru...

Touch rugby

Each team have to pass the ball a minimum of 3 times before they score a try

4 v 2 continuous rugby

4 attackers v 2 defenders. 4 players stand in the middle of the pitch red facing red, blue facing blue. The attackers start with the ball and advance ...