Out Tomorrow - Courtney Lawes: Ball Carrying & Clear Out Posted over 3 years ago

Northampton and England back row forward, Courtney Lawes delivers his latest module on ‘Ball carrying into contact & clear out.’ In this module Lawes demonstrates drills designed to improve ball retention in contact and breaking the gain line.

Courtney will be ball carrying and breaking the gain line this weekend in the Aviva Premiership final for Northampton against Leicester. Here’s how he does it…

Good luck in the final Courtney

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Courtney Lawes is renowned for his ability to make big hits and his versatility in the forward pack, being at home in both the second and back rows. Growing up beside Franklin’s Gardens, Courtney was a club player for Northampton Old Scouts’ RFC and now plays for the Northampton Saints. He won the first of his 14 English caps against Australia in 2009, aged 19 and won Investec Man of the Autumn Series in 2010. His athleticism, 6’7” frame and uncompromising style ensures Courtney challenges opponents in all aspects of the game.

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