loose scrum

Related to loose scrum: Scrum half

loose scrum

n.
See ruck1.
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Following a robust loose scrum, all the players involved got to their feet except Chris Burger of Western Province, who lay motionless on the ground with a broken neck.
It was the start of the match and they wanted to show that they meant business and I ended up at the bottom of a loose scrum.
He said: "I ended up at the bottom of a loose scrum.
The rugger antics I think I will spare you albeit my personal memory of such incidents is a game in the north of Scotland, where the loose scrum is blown up five yards from our line as we are holding on desperately to a winning position against a much be tter side.
Shane Jennings robbed a loose scrum ball in the 63rd minute and ferried it on for D'Arcy to send Hickie shuttling in at the left corner.
South Africa made the perfect start to the match when scrumhalf Neil de Kock scored in the second minute after hooker James Dalton won possession at a loose scrum.
His main point was that rugby everywhere, not only in Wales, is now a collision sport, full of blood injuries, crashes into loose scrums without any contact with the ball.