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the nod Boxing informal the award of a contest to a competitor on the basis of points scored
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He gets the nod ahead of Leeds front rowers Ryan Bailey and Nick Scruton, who are on the bench.
If he gets the nod (at senior level) he gets the nod but he is hurling well enough for the club as well.
So if McLeish gets the nod to take on the midfielder for the Blues' return to the top flight it will mean Newcastle must still pick up around pounds 2 million of his salary.
Michael Collins gets the nod tonight and it's important he takes the chance," said manager Peter Jackson.
If the application gets the nod from commissioners, the staff has recommended 10 years of use under the permit.
HIS Ireland teammates may have to shout up a little if Steve Staunton gets the nod to carry on against Croatia in 17 days, writes JOE DANIELS.
it] also gets the nod for its AppWizard, a system that identifies and controls custom-built applications so that businesses can distinguish between key application and transaction types, setting QoS parameters as needed.
I HOPE Colin Montgomerie gets the nod to be Europe's Ryder Cup captain at the Celtic Manor in 2010.
Turner, 23, gets the nod a "of former England keeper Richard Wright, whot ends in the summer.
Bahamian Pirate gets the nod, but it's a marginal decision.
PRISM-based Aironet technology gets the nod from FCC
MAHOGANY BLAZE looks a decent recruit to the first-season fencing ranks and gets the nod in the Wayward Lad Novices' Chase (1.