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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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CORVALLIS - The Beavers probably would like to say bye-bye to the byes.
In the first Test at Edgbaston Stewart let eight byes go past him, a whopping 25 went through at Lord's, four at Nottingham and seven at Headingley.
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.
Bramhall, who receive a first round bye, are one of 15 Cheshire County League clubs in the 2002 tournament, while 20 from the Liverpool Competition figure in the three regional North West groups.
HOLDERS Derry City have received a bye into the second round of the League of Ireland Cup.
The Bryan twins also drew a bye as the top-seeded entry in the 12-team men's doubles tournament and will face the Texas' Jack Brasington and Akran Zaman in the quarterfinals.
Last year, we had byes before the Arizona and Washington games, and those were arguably the two best games we played.
In the last three seasons, the Huskies are 0-4 against teams coming off byes - including a 31-21 loss to Air Force in September.
Conducted on a geographical basis, the draw consists of six ties and 10 byes which must include the six clubs that qualified for UEFA club competition and/or the Setanta Sports Cup.
UNDER-15: There are byes for top teams in this group, augurs well for second round.