out-half

out-half

n
(Rugby) rugby another term for stand-off half Also: outside half
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CONNACHT out-half Craig Ronaldson knows the next few weeks are vital for the province as they bid to ignite their Pro14 campaign.
Munster were 10-0 up when Tommy O'Donnell touched down after Ian Keatley's penalty, and the Munster out-half slotted the conversion too.
Out-half Dan Jones also had a major say in the victory by kicking 13 points from three penalties and a two conversions.
Dan Biggar is the best out-half in Wales and yet is ignored, and so is Justin Tipuric.
Ross White and Will Bown shone in a hard working Chester eight and Hayes provided a solid contribution at out-half.
It was then down to Abu Dhabi out-half Murray Strang to open the scoring as he sent a well-struck penalty goal through the posts.
Ballymena out-half Neil Doak, who ultimately contributed 24 of the home side's points, had the host's back on level terms with a penalty, try and conversion in the space of three minutes.
Ireland boss Joe Schmidt also wants to see the 22-year old at out-half but Carbery said: "I think I'm learning as much as I can in Leinster as I would anywhere.
But once more it was the influence of Dan Parks which ensured Connacht prevailed with the former Scottish out-half controlling matters in the difficult wind and rain.
The replacement out-half coolly slotted a 69th-minute penalty and the hosts held on for victory.
Despite having lost to their rivals in the league encounter three weeks ago, Bahrain began with confidence and could have been six points ahead if it wasn't for two missed penalties at goal from out-half Daniel Bell.
Champions Constitution had Roan O'Gara in the pivotal out-half position yesterday but, a week in advance of Munster's Heineken European Cup semi-final with Toulouse, he could do nothing right.