second string

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a squad of players that are available either individually or as a team to relieve or replace the players who started the game

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I don't think any coach puts out a second string squad to do that against South Africa.
North received no change from the men's doubles either - although a good effort from Norris and Fowler went unrewarded as they went down 21- 18, 22-20 at second string.
Allseas is scheduled to begin laying the second string in summer 2015, with commissioning scheduled by the end of 2016.
As part of laying the second string, Saipem will provide the following services: engineering, managing pipe storage terminals and connecting the offshore pipeline to the landfall sections using the above-water tie-ins.
Brendan Rodgers' second string certainly won't be on duty that night.
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Slaithwaite's second string were desperate to reach a final for the first time and battled for their lives to try and fulfil their dream.
You're not just a second string here," trainer Saeed Bin Suroor told him on the morning of the race.
Our second string have played their second string twice and we have got a draw and a win," said Johnson.
It would also give an insight for Le Roy about the pool of talents in the second string side and the well-travelled Frenchman would likely introduce some new players when Oman take on their crucial game against Kuwait.
But he was dropped to the second string squad, known as the Saxons, during the Six Nations championship earlier this year and he does not believe he will be promoted this time around.
This term comes from the Middle Ages, when an archer always carried a second string in case the one on his bow broke.
At the same time the Seconds take on Lanarkshire and Avon first teams, together with Hertfordshire's second string in Division One at Nottingham University.
CELTIC'S second string enjoyed a day off yesterday but still managed to wrap up the SFL Reserve League title - after Dundee United slipped up against Falkirk.
Wayne Hughes, was merely Ellis' second string behind Declan's Moon, owned by Mace and Samantha Siegel.