flanker


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Synonyms for flanker

a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line

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a soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation

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Flanker Ben Avent then barged his way over for a try before opposite flanker Tom Morris added a third to put Hinckley 19-6 ahead.
Flanker Aaron Shingler misses out following last weekend's 30-22 defeat against Ireland, while one other change sees Ospreys hooker Richard Hibbard in for Matthew Rees.
Neil Young has moved on to become player-coach at Redcar and Will Gough has left due to military commitments, but a handful of promising additions including Falcons academy flanker Guy Van den Dries have been secured.
Riley said that OSU coaches had the return of Rodgers in mind when they decided last month to play Cooks at the flanker position.
Bethesda winger Gwyn Hughes ran in four tries while hooker Steven Roberts, flanker Dylan Hughes and centre Cameron Moore each managed hat-tricks in the demolition job of Bangor.
Clermont Auvergne flanker Jamie Cudmore has also been cited, for allegedly punching Wasps prop Tim Payne during the Londoners' 25-24 victory at Adams Park.
Anyone interested in the future of the Flanker and its potential impact on the Russian air force and other foreign air arms will want to read this book.
Christophe Lamaison and Fabien Galthie will also miss the match, while flanker Olivier Magne is suspended and hooker Marc Dal Maso (groin strain) is doubtful.
First Play, Flanker Screen [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAGRAM 1 OMITTED], ball on the left hash, Pro I Flanker Right: The QB took the snap, reversed out to the left and threw a quick pass to the flanker two or three yards behind the line.
In addition, for a limited time, Tasmania 3D customers can register with Philips to receive three more exciting games from Mindscape: SU-27 Flanker, CyberSpeed and Air Power.
Uncapped South African-born flanker Antonie Claassen has been called up alongside lock Christophe Samson, flanker Yannick Nyanga and prop Thomas Domingo Back-rower Damien Chouly, prop Yannick Forestier and lock Romain Taofifenua have been dropped, while flanker Fulgence Ouedraogo is injured.
The Welsh Rugby Union announced that lock Alun-Wyn Jones (shoulder) and flanker Josh Turnbull (knee ligaments) will take no further part in an autumn series that also includes appointments with world champions New Zealand and Australia.
34 A LAST-GASP interception try from flanker Craig Price earned Tonmawr the double over Pontypool.
For Builth Wells, full-back John Thurston converted four of six tries from fly-half Robert Lloyds, lock Huw Thomas, prop Jonathan Taylor, flanker Ryan Behan, No.
Two of the changes were injury-enforced, with full-back Rory Lamont and flanker Alasdair Strokosch both ruled out yesterday due to ankle problems.