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Backs moves

Suicide

in Backs moves

Best from No further than 15 metres from the opposition line. This is a high risk scoring move which works because the defence is so close to the line. Why it works The running 9 to the “openside” is an unusual move from the back of a scrum. The first two “dummy switches” holds the... MORE

Double Slice

in Backs moves

Best from The opposition 22m line. One side of the pitch, probably from a scrum, otherwise it is unlikely there will be enough room. Why it works The first “slice” should hold the inside defence enough for 12 to have a chance to hold his opposite defender from drifting out. The second “slice” is unexpected.... MORE

Coaching Ashton angles 2

Ashton angles

in Attack, Backs moves, Practice plans

Though Chris Ashton was not the first to exploit an inside run to take a pass from the first or second receiver, it is still a surprise attacking weapon. If the defence covers his run, this creates gaps elsewhere. This session develops timing, running lines and passing skills involved. MORE

How should you practice backs moves?

How should you practice backs moves?

in Backs moves, Other

By Paul Tyler, Scottish Rugby Union level 3 qualified coach, former SRU rugby development officer and a qualified referee Overview Use this four-option backs move to develop more than one attacking threat from a set piece play. Set up Use half or a full pitch and a full set of backs, with at least four... MORE

Score more tries with players running at all angles

Score more tries with players running at all angles

in Backs moves

This move has lots going on – players running at all angles. You can mix it up to suit the type of defence you’re facing and the strengths you have in your back line. It’s a great one to use from the start of the season, but actually, try it now…and have fun scoring more... MORE

Work on 9-10 communication

Work on 9-10 communication

in Backs moves

From Rugby Coach Weekly Use this Boland Cavaliers 9-10 passing exercise to work on your half back link. The South African team’s activity is designed to fatigue the 9 so he has to concentrate on accuracy. Why use it The 9 can perfect the sweep ball to 10 who is constantly changing his distance to... MORE

Backs moves triggers

in Backs moves

Your backline needs to develop an understanding of when to set off. They need to learn and then use the right "triggers" to start their runs. MORE

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