Rucking & Mauling

Rucking drills help develop the most effective and safest ruck techniques. Mauling drills achieve the same.

In this range of activities, you will see ruck drills and maul drills mixed in with ruck and maul scenarios.

Also, we have rucking games where players can be put into more dynamic, ruck decision making situations.

In addition, look out for our ruck and maul warm ups too.

How to position in rucks 3

Planes taking off

in Practice plans, Rucking & Mauling

Safe rucking equals good rucking. This session helps players get the idea that arriving at the ruck with a good body position will give them more power at the contact and will keep them on their feet. This low to high movement is like a plane taking off. MORE

Baby Black ruck decision making

in Rucking & Mauling, Rugby drills

Make quick, accurate decisions at the ruck with the role of the first support player based on the incoming threat from the nearest defender. The first support player has to judge the tackle situation to decide on his role. This is best trained through game-like activities where there are lots of possible outcomes. MORE

look after it 1

Look after it

in Practice plans, Rucking & Mauling

Ball presentation is crucial to ensuring quick, clean possession for the attacking team. The tackled player must get the ball back as far as he can towards his team. He should also control the ball for as long as he can, without being penalised for holding on. MORE

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