EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS RUGBY COACHES

Understand that you need to pass once tagged

U8 MINI-TAG | ATTACKING 6

ACTIVITY: WALKING RUGBY

  1. Play a game of five attackers v three defenders walking rugby. All the players are only allowed to walk.Understand that you need to pass once tagged
  2. If a player is tagged, he has to pass the ball within one step. The tagger must return the tag before he can defend again.Walking rugby
  3. Score tries in the normal way. After three tries, change attackers and defenders.Quick passing
  4. The attack will find they have to keep the passes moving quickly after the tag to score tries and not bunch up.

 

 

 

 

What you say

“Pass the ball once you are tagged“

How many players do I need?

You need a minimum of eight players playing 5v3 for this activity but you could also play 6v4 or 7v5.

You will need

  • 1 ball
  • 4 cones
  • 1 bib for each defender
  • 1 tag belt for each defender

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