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
- 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.