|Rank:||Elite – 1 points|
Key Moments: When they win the ball
Defending Phase: 3 & 4
Objective: To improve a teams ability to defend when we are outnumbered (out of balance).
WHO: #4, #5 and #1, #2, & #3
WHAT: Understand when to press, delay and deflect attacks when outnumbered (recognise the danger)
WHERE: In Central and Flanks areas of defensive third.
WHEN: the ball is turned over to the opponent.
WHY: To prevent opponents from quickly playing forward towards the goal. To defend against possession. To keep from getting stretched defensively.