OBJECTIVE:

To improve players' passing & receiving technique.

EQUIPMENT:

8–12 cones / One ball.

GROUP SIZE:

9 minimum – 25 maximum.

AREA:

10m x 10m (this will need to be extended with more players taking part in the drill).

DRILL SET-UP:

Three teams of 3, 4 or 5 players. Set-up as shown in diagram.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. Group A runs towards Group B passing the ball laterally. The last player who receives the ball in Group A passes to the person in Group B.
  2. Group B runs towards Group C passing the ball.
  3. Group A lines up where Group B was originally stationed.
  4. The last person in Group B passes to the player in Group C.
  5. Procedure is repeated.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

  1. Move cones closer together to increase pressure.
  2. Two teams running in opposite directions if there are sufficient numbers (two balls can be used).
  3. Have a halfback feeding the ball to each team.
  4. Have an extra player coming into each backline with the opposition team acting as defenders.

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