Outside Centre

Positional Requirements – Outside Centre

1. Is able to jump and catch the ball in the air, both chasing and receiving
2. Is able to kick with either foot i.e. (a) Punt (b) Restart, (c) Chip, (d) DA’s
3. Is tactically aware of the kicking game
4. Has effective individual tackling technique (1 v 1)
5. Has effective team defence technique
6. Can catch and pass off both hands under pressure
7. Delivers quick ball in contact
8. Is a creative strike runner i.e. (a) creative, (b) strike, (c) power
9. Is a good communicator
10. Is a County-standard goal kicker
11. Is mentally tough, i.e. competes and trains at 95-100% of ability at all times
12. Has County-standard fitness levels
13. Has a ruthless edge in the pursuit of winning

Positional Skills:
| Speed, Agility, Footwork | Running Lines | Contact Skills (ruck / maul) | Defence | Tactical Awareness | Passing (range & type) |