Drills

Rucking Rectangle

Rugby Rucking Rectangle Ruck Set up a rectangle (roughly 5m x 2m) with three ... defenders involved get back to their feet to contest the ruck agains...

1 On 1 Scrummage (On Feet)

Rugby 1 on 1 scrummage (on feet) Scrum Once players' individual position is correct ... Facing each other in a squat position, touch (with hands on e...

Clear Out - 2 And 1

Rugby Clear Out - 2 and 1 Ruck Clear Out Set Up 3 players - One player in ... ball Ball carrier attacks suited player and takes leg tackle- suited pl...

Striking The Ball

Rugby Striking the ball Scrum Introducing the skill of 'striking' for the ball. ... Hooker to push the ball back, with the right leg, around the outs...

Web Videos

Rugby union academy - counter rucking

Tonbridge School Rugby Academy head coach Matt Thomas shares some simple tips on how to counter ruck. Matt and the academy offer coaching to players o...

Aru smart rugby - arriving players

Once the referee has looked at the tackler and the tackled player, the next issue is the arrival of other players to contest possession at the tackle....

Aru smart rugby - offside tackle

There is no such thing as offside at a tackle. Until a ruck forms, players can stand anywhere across the field they wish. If the ball emerges from the...

Sessions

Improving Rucking Technique

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

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

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