The Lineout


Lineout Basics:

  • Objectives:
    • Offense
      • Provide a solid platform to launch an attack
      • Provide quick, quality ball for backline
    • Defense
      • Apply pressure, disrupt opponent’s possession
      • Cause turnover/regain possession
  • Responsibilities: proper body position to jump and lift, quick movement on the ground, speed into the air
  • Skills: core strength, proper body position, effective communication with teammates