blindside


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Words related to blindside

catch unawares, especially with harmful consequences

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attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed

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Scrummaging practice earlier this week saw Jones pack down at blindside, with Faletau taking Warburton's openside position and Powell in the No8 role.
Here are some things to consider as far as details go for the new blindside hits rule:
England forwards coach John Wells had travelled to Franklins Gardens just to watch him play blindside.
Andy Powell, left, packs down on the blindside during training PICTURE: Huw Evans Agency
Saracens see him as a blindside flanker but the England coaching set-up insist he should be played at inside centre.
With the 30-year-old switching flanks, player-coach Simon Easterby comes in on the blindside with Wales prop Rhys Thomas, who was omitted from the trip to Scotland after his high-profile yellow-carding against Leinster, also in the side.
But knowledge has granted him the foresight that another quick downturn in the real estate market won't blindside investors in the foreseeable future--unlike so many who talk of a commercial real estate bubble have been suggesting.
Even though blindside and peel-blocks are legal near or behind the neutral zone in certain instances, the AFCA Ethics Committee reminds the membership that teaching such blocking is ethically improper and should be avoided because of the high risk possibility of serious injury.
Northumberland then rallied strongly and seemed to take a strong grip on the game thanks to tries by Ed Holmes and Chris Nunn plus three James Lofthouse penalties, but poor defence round the blindside of a scrum let in Staffs wing Andy Green for a try just before half time to make the interval score 19-8.
WITH the international rock scene reinvigorated, Blindside are going to have to try a lot harder if they've got any hope of making a lasting mark on the music world.
The Midlands and North, who included Worcester's blindside flanker Neil Mason as their only West Midlands representative, handed the match to the French midway through the second half when they collapsed a five-metre scrum and conceded a penalty try.
No one will ever blindside her while Dot Com rides shotgun, but Ms.
They also agree, however, that should a significant increase occur, it will blindside the industry.
If Gray is not deemed fit to play, Nathan Hines will switch from blindside flanker to the second row alongside captain Alastair Kellock, with Kelly Brown moving to blindside flanker and Richie Vernon promoted off the bench to start at number eight.
Andy Farrell is poised to make his union debut on September 10 ( with Saracens boss Alan Gaffney reiterating blindside flanker is the former Rugby League star's most suitable position.