Drill Categories

Agility & Running Skills Drills

Agility is how quickly your players can move while staying balanced and flexible. Running to evade the tackle, move into space for a pass and change d...

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...

Drills

Space Invaders

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Space Invaders Warm Up Keep your playing briefing, brief and tell the players the following laws. Both teams are in attack and both teams are i...

React To Space And Attack

category: Backs-Moves

Rugby React to space and attack Backs Moves 5 players start on a straight line of cones about 5m apart. 10m away there are 5 more cones. Two of the 5...

Mid-Space Attack

category: Decision-making

Rugby Mid-Space attack Decision making There are 4 cones in a rectangle , 2 red and 2 blue. The 2 defenders stand within the square, and on the coach...

Attack The Space

category: Tag-rugby

Rugby League Attack The Space Tag rugby The pitch is divided into two halves The defenders must start at opposite corners of the pitch The attacker m...

Find The Space

category: Tag-Rugby

Rugby Find The Space Tag Rugby Make one large 20m x 20m grid. Players work individually and must run in any direction in the grid, trying to avoid co...

Find The Space

category: Handling

Rugby Find the space Handling Players run in any direction in the grid trying to avoid contact by running into space. When the teacher calls stop, al...

Attack The Space

category: Tag-Rugby

Rugby Attack The Space Tag Rugby The pitch is divided into two halves The defenders must start at opposite corners of the pitch The attacker must hav...

Quick Passing To Space

category: Passing

Rugby Quick Passing To Space Passing Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following...... One of the attacking lines takes the b...

Pass To Space

category: zPassing

Rugby Pass to Space zPassing UPDATE. ... search our library of 650+ rugby drills; create your own professional coaching plans; or access our tried an...

Web Videos

Rugby - simple attacking space drills

Here is a basic drill we have put together to coach players to run and attack space. These players are very novice and some are getting it right and s...

Rugby - mid-space attack drill

Blue cone / Red cone reactions decision making rugby exercise. This drill is from Sportplan's library of 650+ rugby drills, games and technique videos...

Sessions

Establishing Depth and Pace

Use this plan to get your players attacking with depth and hitting the ball with pace to improve your side's running lines!

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...

The Zones Game

Use this fantastic drill in your next coaching session today and get ready to work your players hard

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Community Drills

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5-6 Runners pass ball down the line.Last runner places ball on first cone.The last two run around grid and become defenders.First three enter grid fro...

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...

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Forwards and Backs work to get into optimal space for kick clear to compete.