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Matt O'Connor Series with Matt O'Connor

Matt has just returned from coaching champion Irish club Leinster and demonstrates the mechanics of attack in this series.

Part 1. Matt O'Connor - The Lateral Pass   6:44 Member content

Matt has just returned from coaching champion Irish club Leinster and demonstrates the mechanics of the lateral pass. Remember each and every player needs to catch and pass.

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Part 2. Matt O'Connor - Turnover Attack 6:22 Member content

Matt O'Connor looks at Attacking from a Turnover. Play video

Part 3. Matt O'Connor - Attack fundamentals to counter defence set up’s 8:57 Member content

Countering defences is about being positive in attack and not passive. Put into practice what Matt says and you are well on the way to scoring tries and winning games. Enjoy! Play video

Course Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Duration 22:03
Topics Attack
Applicable to Coaches   Players   Others   Supporters and fans  
Languages English

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Course reviews

Excellent drills and information. What would help is at end of video a short list of important “Bullet Points” would be helpful.


Good on the technical aspects but for me it needed to better explain why this skill is so important ie what advantage it gives the attacking side


Super !!




POR FAVOR !!!! en español …..Gracias!!!!


Okay, so key is to “just” win the collisions is what I take out of this…


Great and well explained basic skills and ejem to use it


Excellent video!


Part 3 – excellent content. More of this please TRS!


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Great video and well as this is a important skill in the the game

South Africa

That was the exact topic I was looking for and Matt was the man to deliver. Thanks very much/


Great demonstration of the lateral pass.


Good session


Working with U17s, we started with a game then moved to these drills and concentrating hard on the turnover ball, getting deep and moving it wide. went back to the game, wow huge improvement. Cheers TRS


great drill for all levels…


Good simple drill to help players remember and practice the basics. Good video

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

simple, but uncomplicated. always showing growth, no matter how basic


Good basic skill,well explained well.


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