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Rugby Defensive Patterns Drill: Structure Defence

 
 

Description

  • 5 attackers - 10 defenders (or 2 to 1 ratio dependent on numbers)
  • Start slowly with ruck ball
  • Defenders cannot steal ball
  • Attackers recycle ball
  • Defenders realign
  • Coach calls tackle made
  • Coach controls speed of ball available

Coaching Points

  • Defenders set Guards and Body Guards
  • Man to Man defence structure
  • Encourage Line Speed and Communication
  • Encourage defending scrum half to organise both sides of ruck
  • Encourage players to Drop and Swap in order to get fastest players in wider positions.
  • Go to 4 - 8 phases and try to maintain defensive shape.
  • Success = attackers rucks are steadily moved backwards from start ruck.

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