continental shield


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continental shield

n.
See shield.
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Captain Mark Wilson chipped in with one of five Newcastle tries, his side battling back from seven points down against the European Continental Shield holders.
Paying full respect to the Russian champions and reigning European Continental Shield holders, Ward said: "Enisei aren't mugs and we went through all their games as we would do for any team.
ENISEI-STM Coach: Alexander Pervukhin Key men: Yuri Baranov, Iurii Kushnarev, David Kacharava Form guide: Secured their place in the Challenge Cup for a third successive year as Continental Shield winners, beating fellow Russians Krasny Yar 36-8 in the final at Murrayfield.
With a lengthy cold water coast, a narrow coastal plain ascending to a considerably elevated escarpment which leads to a quite level plateau extending across the extent of the continental shield, we are already apart from other continents.

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