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flanker

1. A dependency or a service wing on a side of a building.
2. From a recess in the side of a medieval bastion, a gun emplacement that commanded the ramparts.
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Bethesda recorded their first league win of the season with a 30-24 success over Dolgellau with Ian Owen and Matthew Parry scoring a brace of tries apiece and one from flanker Steven Roberts.
The Bay replied with tries from flanker Dave Brown and wing Mark Hill with outside-half Andy Williams-Owen adding a penalty.
With the guile and expertise of scrum-half Chris MacDonald (Llanelli) and flanker Russell Earnshaw (Doncaster), plus the speed of Dave Strettle (Rotherham) and Craig Richards (Coventry), the Samurais will be hot favourites to carry off prize money of pounds 5,000.
Gordon states that the information he presents in Flankers comes from both the Russian aviation industry as well as "various" other sources.
Anyone interested in the future of the Flanker and its potential impact on the Russian air force and other foreign air arms will want to read this book.
Home centre Marcus Coast broke from his own 22 and the move was continued by 19st prop Steve Dorrington and flanker Kevin Brookman before No 8 Stuart Beeley crashed over.
Trim' kept top spot with tries by scrum half Ioan Jones, flanker Emyr Richards and winger Thomas Bonnell, plus three conversions and two penalties from full back Dean Feltwell.
Crymych also played well to beat Fishguard 27-7 with tries from full back Carwyn Jones, hooker Owain Williams and flanker Richard Llewellyn, with Jones contributing 12 points from his boot.
Reigning champions Llangefni kept up the pressure as they defeated Llandudno by 36-0 with wing Dewi Hughes crossing for a brace of tries, others coming from centre Ioan Davies, flanker Will Bown, outside-half Llyr Hughes and second row Andy Jeffreys with skipper Dylan Jones adding three conversions Ruthin overcame Caernarfon 37-17, running in seven tries against two with wing Lee Jones crossing for two, one in each half, and others coming in the opening period from full-back Rhodri Jones, prop Wayne Williams, flanker Gareth Hughes, scrum-half Richard Griffin and centre Jim Salisbury, who also kicked a conversion.
Gorseinon eased home by 29-8 against Seven Sisters with tries by centre Lee Evans (2), hooker Ian Morris and flanker Matthew Powell.
Flanker Williams and strong running centre Emyr Jones scored the only tries of a dour first-half.
Further tries for Cwmafan were added by centre Adrian Jones, fly-half Robert Burgess, locks Mark Jones and Stuart Williams, plus flanker David Thomas.