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Backs moves

How to execute the dummy scissorts pass 1

Dummy scissors pass

in Attack, Backs moves, Practice plans

Dummy scissors pass (DSP) is a simple move that can be used by all the players, not just the back line. It is still used by the top sides in a number of situations. These teams have added extra decoy runners and other variations, but at the core is the DSP. This move will add an attacking edge to your team from all phases. MORE

Mirror ball

in Backs moves, Rugby drills

Run backline moves in a competitive format to force players to run the correct lines under pressure. It is best run as a unit skills session with the backs. ACTIVITY Two backlines run a move against each other, with the perceived pressure coming from someone running towards you The 9s run around their cones before... MORE

12-13 Switch (S2)-1

12-13 Switch (S2)

in Backs moves

Best from Anywhere outside your 22. Either a scrum or lineout. It’s easy to set up from a second phase but is not good against tight defence. Why it works Defences tend to drift out more after a pass from 10. This attacks “against the grain” even more than a “10-12 switch”. It straightens the... MORE

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