Live Drift defence

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DESCRIPTION

set up a scrum. 

Line up players as in the diagram.

move ball along attacking line.

Fly half pushes defensive line up and calls drift when the ball is gone.

9 and 7 apply pressure to attacking fly hallf

Forwards fill in gaps and create wall accross the field.

8 and 6 to track behind defensive line so as to compete at breakdowns.

Repeat several times.

COACHING POINTS

Start at walking pace

tap tackles

focus on maintaining position

listen to each other, drift on the command.

Apply pressure to the attack.

Back row forwards to work hard to be in support of defensive line

Rest of pack to make sure defensive line is solid across the field.

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