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Skill Application Example

Ruck Battle Games

  • 6 on 6
  • 7 on 7
  • 8 on 8

Coach acting as referee continually teaching and pointing out both ATTACK and DEFENCE pointers

Ruck ATTACK Points

  • Running correct lines
  • Pushing up both sides of rucks
  • Support plays
  • Play the ball quickly - finding the ground

Ruck DEFENCE Points

  • Marker defence
  • ‘A’defender getting onside
  • Slowing down the play the ball
  • Tackle technique

Recognition Games

  • 6 v 4
  • 7 v 5
  • 8 v 6

Game situation whereby players practice recognizing the side with the least numbers (the space).

Team A have 8 players with the ball, Team B have 6 players are defending.

Team A will attack (for 2 minutes) while Team B defends/

Swap around for the second 2 minutes.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Dolphins respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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