Half back

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(Football) See under 2d Back.

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References in classic literature ?
Stuart was apprehensive there might be a difficulty of subsisting his whole party throughout the winter, he had sent one half back to Astoria, retaining with him only Ross, Montigny, and two others.
Raoul, I was lying half back on a saddle and I had recognized the white horse out of the PROFETA, which I had so often fed with sugar and sweets.
Anwar was the greatest half back of his times and was high and lows of Pakistan hockey," Anwar, a close associate of Anwar Khan for over 60 years, commented.
Coach Dean Thomas said: "McKay is a quality half back but he's recovering from surgery on his bicep so he's initially joined us on a trial basis.
The game will be won and lost in the middle," said Fletcher" and if our pack can dominate and we keep their half backs quiet we've got a great chance.
In addition to the half back offer, On the Run is also offering Free Coffee Mondays.
With another two Fijian internationals in the pipeline, including another half back, the future of Tyneside brothers Paul and Neil Thorman is in doubt.
Saints boss Ian Millward added: "Sean is an old head on young shoulders and will be one of the greatest ever half backs in two years time.
A half back and centre from the South Pacific country have been lined up while an Australian half-back with a Scottish passport is also set to join the Thunder line-up.
Tipp's John Carroll made half back with Johnny Dooley selected alongside Comerford.
The New Zealand born England half back is one of the most deadly weapons in the Super League competition, with his unpredictability impossible to handle when he is on song.