Rugby Drill: Ruck Practice


Category: Ruck
Objective: Players consider options at Ruck Time
Gear: Hit shields (at least 2), balls
Players: Groups of 4 to attack, 2 hold hit shields

  1. Two players hold hit shield close together facing attacking players.
  2. 1st player of attackers comes up, hits the shield, and goes to ground
  3. The next three players follow closely and make a decision as the first hits the ground…to either:
    • 2 players blow over the ball, 3rd picks up or
    • each player can attempt a pick and go.
  4. The defending players can steal the ball, disrupt play.

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