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Rugby Drills

Rugby Defence Drills

Defence is important, in tight games it can be the difference between winning and losing, however, it’s not an aspect of the game which players will enjoy practicing. As a coach you need to ensure you have a strong defensive plan. In this…

Rugby Drill: Order Ball

Category: Passing 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…

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 Two players hold hit shield close together facing attacking players. 1st…

Rugby Drill: Post Throw

Category: Lineout Objective: To throw the ball in accurately Gear: 1 ball, 1 Rugby Post. Hooker stands on the goal line facing the side of the goal post. Aim to hit the upright at various heights. The thrower needs to…

Rugby Drill: Placey

Category: Place Kicking Objective: Improve accuracy of a place kick Gear: 1 ball for every player Drill Explanation Right in front of the posts (close as you like) takes 5-10 shots at goal. Move to the left of the centre (15m)…