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Synonyms for flanker

a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line


Related Words

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

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Radike SamO (Australia) Age: 35 Caps: 8 Position: Lock or flanker ended a seven-year international absence with a 50-metre try in the Wallabies win over the All Blacks last weekend.
Two of the changes were injury-enforced, with full-back Rory Lamont and flanker Alasdair Strokosch both ruled out yesterday due to ankle problems.
Tries came from centre Chris Krisdiebert and flanker Dewi Williams with outside-half Kelfin Morris converting both.
Nant fought back with flanker Caron Williams crossing for a hattrick and one from full back Gareth Williams with centre Peredur Ellis adding a conversion and penalty.
The Wellmen started off in fine fashion with flanker Stuart Ross and scrum-half Dale Stevens both crossing the line.
Llanidloes, without a point this season, battled hard after the interval and gained some reward with a touchdown from flanker Bruce Rowlands which was converted by Rob Hamer.
And the famous invitation side, coached by former Wales flanker Rob Appleyard, are on a roll having won tournaments in Amsterdam, the Cayman Islands and Rome.
The bulk of Flankers, however, is dedicated to the so-called Su-30 series of aircraft.
Trailing 45-0, Scottish rallied briefly after the interval and managed a solitary try by flanker Gary Manson-Bishop before Swansea took over again.
The Cheshire side established a dominant lead in the first quarter when Murray King kicked two early penalty goals and converted the second of two tries by flanker Jeff Jones in a five-minute period.
Openside flanker Rob 'Cub' Morgan was the toast of his Corus colleagues as he claimed a late try which helped them maintain their 100 per cent record in Division Two (West) with a 29-22 win at Kidwelly.
Bro Ffestiniog defeated visitors Machynlleth 17-12 with tries from flankers Davies Roberts and David Jones, both converted by outside-half Danny McCormick, who kicked a penalty goal.
Wingers Mark Williams and Jason Howells joined flankers Daniel Howells and Steve Raikes on the Loughor scoresheet as they denied the Athletic a third successive league win.
The Quins' back-row of flankers Gareth Williams and Andrew Thomas and No 8 Stuart Jenkins, dominated the loose exchanges.
And there were maximum points for Vardre, for whom flankers Robert Folley and Nicky Stubbs touched down in the 20-16 win against visiting Cwmllynfell.