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forward pass

[¦fȯr·wərd ′pas]
(engineering)
In project management, scheduling from a known start date and calculating the finish date by proceeding from the first operation to the last. Also known as forward scheduling.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For some Miguel Almiron had one of his best games yet - he completed 33 out of 40 attempted passes and 70.6 per-cent of his 24 forward passes, with one key pass.
* Stephen Jones of Scarlets kicked six penalties, but missed the kick that could have tied the match PICTURE: Huw Evans * Richard Fussell of Ospreys runs in to score try, but the referee missed a forward pass during the move PICTURE: Huw Evans Picture Agency
The referees dropped the flag, however, because Masoli was over the line of scrimmage and Maehl was just a step ahead of the toss, making it an illegal forward pass and not the lateral for which the play called.
O'Brien, himself a New Zealander, said: "New Zealand losing that game was not all about the forward pass. The pass was forward but that's rugby refereeing.
The Dragons briefly went in front when second rower Justin Horo dummied his way over for a try which Thomas Bosc goaled but Hampshire took Dorn's long, looping pass to score his second try after left winger Denny Solomona, Super League's leading tryscorer, had been denied by a forward pass.
Keatley pulled the conversion and Munster trailed 9-5 at the break when Heathcote landed another penalty at the other end after Tim Visser's try was ruled out for a blatant forward pass by Beard which let Munster off the hook.
O'Shea raged: "It was not a forward pass. Nick's hands were going backwards and there is absolutely no one who can convince me that was not a try."
Dan Birkett crossed over in the right corner soon after following good work from Smith and Bannister, but his effort was also ruled out for a forward pass in the build-up.
The Wigan full-back started on the wing and could have scored in the first half had Bryan Habana not ruined a scintillating break with a careless forward pass.
The Scarlets had a golden opportunity for a second try after 22 minutes when a perfect pass from Thomas put Rhodri Gomer-Davies through, but as the attack entered the 22 play was stopped for a forward pass.
Spain took the lead in 10 minutes when Ukraine centre-back Serhiy Kryvtsov failed to clear Ander Herrera's forward pass after a slip.
Stephen Jones of Scarlets kicked six penalties, but missed the kick that could have tied the match PICTURE: Huw Evans Richard Fussell of Ospreys runs in to score try, but the referee missed a forward pass during the move PICTURE: Huw Evans Picture Agency