Attack articles

Rugby coaching videos and resources from the world's best coaches and players on developing attacking skills and tactics to help your players make and then attack space.

Coming soon - Mike Friday: Attacking drills & game analysis for 7s rugby

Mike Friday and the Kenya 7s team work on the fundamentals of attack – plays, depth, realignment and self-analysis.

Coming Soon - Eric Rush: 7s Attack

You’ve seen Mike Friday’s approach to attacking play in 7s, now here’s how the legendary All Black goes about scoring tries.

Coming Soon - Mike Friday: 7s Attack Patterns

Watch the preview to Mike Friday’s latest video module ‘7s Attack Patterns’

Looking for Mismatches

Murray Kinsella admired the way Quade Cooper and Israel Folau found the weak link in Scotland’s defence and says vision can be taught

Scoring off First Phase

Executing a practiced move off a set-piece can be both effective and rewarding for a coach. Murray Kinsella highlights some recent examples of tries from first phase ball and how to best execute these situations.

Coming Soon - Mike Friday: Passing for 7s (Fundamentals & drills)
In this first module, Mike focuses on one of the game’s ‘fundamentals’ or ‘non-negotiables’; passing technique
Eddie Jones; Attack from 9 - Trailer

Eddie Jones provides his first module for The Rugby Site; ‘Attack from 9’.

Wayne Smith: Wide Wide Attack

The latest module from Wayne Smith is out on Monday. Here’s a look at ‘Wide Wide Attack’ and how we integrate the forwards into attacking play.

Are Scrumhalves allowed to run with the ball?

The scrum half has become the most influential player in the game.

Wayne Smith: Back Moves Trailer

In this video we will build an understanding of what players should be looking for in attack, how to give really good feedback to the playmaker or director of the backline and create really effective back attack and moves.