OBJECTIVES:

To stop forward momentum of the ball-carrier. To regain possession of the ball.

EQUIPMENT:

Four cones and one ball.

GROUP SIZE:

Groups of 8.

AREA:

5m x 5m.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. Attackers stand in line, facing defenders opposite.
  2. Attackers one at a time try to score a try on tryline.
  3. Defender does a side-on tackle to save the try.
  4. If successful, defender gets up quickly, gets the ball and gives it to next attacker.
  5. Drill continues, then roles are reversed.

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