three-quarter

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three-quarter

Rugby
a. any of the four players between the fullback and the halfbacks
b. this position
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"Jamie is an outstanding three-quarter back blessed with exceptional pace and all the skills that would endear him to Saints fans," enthused coach Shaun McRea.
He had played rugby for Fartown as a three-quarter back. His younger brother, Harry, had written home from the front with the news.
Huddersfield lined up as follows, with one full-back, two three-quarter backs, two half-backs and ten forwards: HA Hastings, H Huth (capt), Fred Huth AE Learoyd, F Watkinson, AC Sharpe, GW Bottomley, JH Conacher, JH Walker, JE Bentley, Frank Huth, TH Calvert, E Woodhead, FH Walker and CJ Wheatley.