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