Work on the backs’ fitness while working on their running lines and drift defence. It’s competitive and they will make every effort to break the line each time.
The session focuses the players on realignment – with the players being dropped out of the line at each phase, there needs to be good communication on who is first receiver and what lines to run. MORE
Encourage support players to keep their depth and width, and get onto the end of a pass from the ball carrier either pre or post contact/tackle.
If support players can learn the body language and intentions of their teammates, they can anticipate the best lines to take. MORE
Playing to the corners is part of a territorial game. Tactically it applies pressure on the opposition, can force turnovers or gain field position as the defence struggles to clear. How does this work and how can we put this into a training session. MORE