Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Create a 10m x 20m grid.
  • Have the player line up in 2 line in the middle of the long side of the grid.
  • Make 1 line the attackers and give them a ball, and the other the defenders.
  • Have the first 2 players in the attacking line enter the grid and try and get the ball all the way thought.
  • Have the first defender enter the grid from the other end of the grid and stop the attacker getting through

Coaching points

  • Ball carrier must draw the defender to create space for the support runner.
  • Support runner need to keep their depth and let the ball carrier know they are ready.
  • Remind the players that the first option is for the ball carrier to keep the ball.

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