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halfback

1. Rugby either the scrum half or the stand-off half
2. Soccer old-fashioned any of three players positioned behind the line of forwards and in front of the fullbacks
3. any of certain similar players in other team sports
4. the position of a player who is halfback
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Anwar was the greatest half back of his times and was high and lows of Pakistan hockey," Anwar, a close associate of Anwar Khan for over 60 years, commented.
Coach Dean Thomas said: "McKay is a quality half back but he's recovering from surgery on his bicep so he's initially joined us on a trial basis.
The game will be won and lost in the middle," said Fletcher" and if our pack can dominate and we keep their half backs quiet we've got a great chance.
Llegar desde una porteria de juzgado a un ministerio, es cosa que, razonablemente puede marear: pero dormirse de forward de un club desconocido y despertar del half back del Nacional, toca en lo delirante.
In addition to the half back offer, On the Run is also offering Free Coffee Mondays.
With another two Fijian internationals in the pipeline, including another half back, the future of Tyneside brothers Paul and Neil Thorman is in doubt.
SEAN LONG last night saluted half back partner Tommy Martyn after treble winners St Helens were left singing in the rain at Twickenham.
Both 25-year-old half back or centre Gaskell and 28-year-old forward Ferguson, who played 59 games for the Giants between 2011 and 2013, are free to talk to other clubs about a move for 2017 as their Bulls contracts come to an end.
Tipp's John Carroll made half back with Johnny Dooley selected alongside Comerford.
The Giants' inspirational half back will make his England debut on his 'home' ground at the Galpharm Stadium tomorrow night (7.
Stamp was originally named at centre half back but has been omitted for disciplinary reasons.