scrum half


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scrum half

Rugby
1. a player who puts in the ball at scrums and tries to get it away to his three-quarter backs
2. this position in a team
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To bring that alive all one has to do is to imagine the current England RU scrum half playing in the centres for the England RL team: not very likely I''d say.
The livewire 26-year-old impressed in his four games and was Wales' most-used scrum half during the tournament.
Scrum half Dan Loader is also poised to return, which all spells good news for Waterloo's backs, who will be looking to improve upon recent performances.
His family moved to England when the former scrum half was just a boy.
Former Cambridge rugby blue Richard Moon, who heads the employment department at Blythe Liggins, Leamington and was a member of the RFU panel which banned England rugby skipper Martin Johnson for foul play, has recently helped Wales reserve scrum half Dwaine Peel, complete his contract negotiations with Llanelli Rugby Club.
Deacon, 22, has pipped Warrington's Lee Briers and Hull's Richard Horne for the job with coach David Waite sensibly opting to play a specialist scrum half for the first time in the eries.
But if Baloo (Anderson) wants me to concentrate on being a scrum half again, I'm more than happy about that.
Steven Lester and scrum half Rhodri Carlton Jones who also kicked two penalties and a conversion.
The Cork Constitution scrum half has a thumb injury which requires surgery and will be out of the game for up to two months.
KYLE EASTMOND emerged as a true star of Super League last season and has been charged with the task of filling the void left by fellow scrum half Sean Long's departure to Hull FC.
Wrexham bagged tries courtesy of second row Mike McLeod, flanker Mike Ward and scrum half John Roberts, and outside half Dafydd Williams added two conversions.
Three players managed two tries apiece - centre Simon Caddick, wing Richard Jones and scrum half Jamie Griffiths, who also kicked eight conversions.