Every rugby fan in New Zealand must be thrilled at the endevour, application and considerable passion of the majority of the NPC teams, not to mention the supporters, in the first two weeks of this year's Air New Zealand Cup. Some of the!-->…
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The new rugby season is only three weeks away and while I am outwardly expressing excitement to impress on those around me my love of the game, inwardly I have a feeling of…Oh God here we go again. Super 14 has become little more than a!-->…
Objective: To assess fitness levels of players
Gear: Audio file or Tape or Cd + Cones
Players: Whole team
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Objective: To improve ball handling skills.
Gear: 1ball, 10 metre grid (can use cones or anything to mark area)
Players: 2 teams of 4 to 6
Each player in a team is given a number.
The ball must be passed between…
Objective: Players consider options at Ruck Time
Gear: Hit shields (at least 2), balls
Players: Groups of 4 to attack, 2 hold hit shields
Two players hold hit shield close together facing attacking players.
Category: Kick-Off / Restart
Objective: To make a restart from half way or the 22m line.
Gear: Balls, and tee
The player who needs to practice their kicking takes to ball to halfway, midfield.
3 forwards lineup at…