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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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Yeah, midfield, halfback certainly but I think you'd agree that the way the game is gone, that middle eight, half-backs, midfield, half-forward, it's a very, very similar type of player that plays in them positions and even sometimes the role you're playing isn't dissimilar because if you're playing against a team that has four forwards, what are the other two players then?
But this season Bridge has switched back to his junior position of halfback, and was one of the key figures in Warrington's recent 10-match winning run.
Every year, things change, people change, we lose players, we gain players,'' halfback Michaud said.
However, Queensland dominated the last few minutes to close out the game and leave Blues halfback Robbie Farah distraught.
Then Arrows' starting halfback Mike Simganwe limped og and could play only a backup role thereafter.
Tom Matte and Stan White, the old halfback and linebacker, have worked as color commentators on the Ravens' radio broadcasts.
Dwyer gave the captaincy to veteran All Black scrum-half Justin Marshall, who will partner another Kiwi in Carlos Spencer at halfback while the wings will both be New Zealanders with Bruce Reihana and Isa Nacewa taking the right and left wing respectively.
When should a coach put the trick plays (flea-flicker, halfback pass, reverse passes, or the pressing defense) in his hip pocket?
The Cronulla halfback also kicked nine goals from 10 attempts to answer to the Australians' lack of a specialist goalkicker.
Hatch, a once-promising high-school halfback, argued that the current system disadvantages universities like BYU because the power schools retain most of the $90 million generated by the BCS bowls and because top talent flows to schools that can offer recruits a chance to play for a national title.
Sayers, 58, the longtime Chicago Bears halfback, is founder and CEO of Group, a Chicago-area computer services firm that posted $300 million in sales last year and employs 275.
KEIRON CUNNINGHAM is refusing to ease his halfback headache with a shortterm panic buy.