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bye

1. Sport the situation in which a player or team in an eliminatory contest wins a preliminary round by virtue of having no opponent
2. Golf one or more holes of a stipulated course that are left unplayed after the match has been decided
3. Cricket a run scored off a ball not struck by the batsman: allotted to the team as an extra and not to the individual batsman
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Byes - Cumberworth, Meltham, Marsden and Clayton West.
In his first 15 Tests, Haddin has let through a staggering 179 byes at a rate of 6.
Wilson; Santa Monica at Moorpark; Loyola, bye; San Clemente, bye; Harvard-Westlake at Lakewood; Jordan at Huntington Beach; Mission Viejo at Woodbridge; Simi Valley at Redondo Bay; El Toro at Mater Dei; North Torrance at Crespi; Westlake, bye.
I'd rather not have the byes but we do and I'm not going to make a big deal about it," OSU coach Mike Riley said.
The Gaffer is finally calling it a day and if you're feeling sentimental, ease the pain by getting long of the number of byes he concedes at nine with Sporting, who call the market Bye Bye.
Later in that 1996 season, a schedule that gave Oregon two byes, the Ducks came off a break to thump Arizona 49-31, which started a three-game winning streak to conclude a 6-5 season.
Wavertree have been drawn at Clitheroe, Sefton Park at home to Farnworth, Widnes at Eagley and Bootle at home to Macclesfield, while Wallasey, Chester Boughton Hall and Oxton all have byes.
HOLDERS Shamrock Rovers and most other heavy-hitters received byes into the second round of the EA Sports Cup.
Just as UCLA has thrived after byes, Washington has faltered in the reverse role.
THE draw for the First Round of the EA SPORTS Cup was made yesterday with holders Drogheda United among the big names to receive byes.
But Pacific-10 teams are 6-2 following byes this season, including Cal's victory over USC.
All clubs competing in Europe and the Setanta Cup received byes.