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...

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...

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...

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...

Web Videos

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...

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...

Sessions

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...

Developing Invasive Attacking Skills!

Improve your players decision making to help them recognise where the space will develop and how they can maximise their success when they create the ...

Proactive Attack!

Improve your players decision making and passing ability and timing and attack proactively with pace and decisiveness to cut through defences at will.

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Community Drills

Autosave 27094800

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...

Tag - Defensive Line

Set up 20m x 20m grid,place 4 cones equally spaced across the grid 5m out from the base line and another 4 equally spaced across the try line.queue 4 ...

Autosave 38602921

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