homecourt advantage

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Noun1.homecourt advantage - the advantage of playing on your home court in front of fans who are rooting for you
advantage, vantage - the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me"
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Home advantage in a venue that famously hosted the bruising 'Battle of Aughrim' between Wicklow and Laois in 1986 was hailed as central to the shock win.
TYNESIDE'S Jamie Humble is giving up home advantage at the beginning of December to challenge Darlington's unbeaten Chrissy Wood for the vacant Northern Area super bantamweight title.
15 (ANI): Following England's painful ouster from the Champions Trophy at the hands of an aggressively impressive Pakistan, skipper Eoin Morgan was left lamenting a lack of home advantage, asserting that the reused Cardiff pitch led to England being bundled out.
They are in a great position now to nail home advantage after they just subdued Bargoed thanks to a fine try by full-back Llywarch ap Myrddin five minutes from time after a devastating break by centre Tom Riley.
FORMER Roscommon All-Star Paul Earley says losing home advantage for the Connacht final replay could be a blessing in disguise.
CLYDE had to give up second-leg home advantage in the Ladbrokes League One playoff final against Queen's Park due to a weekend BMX event at their Broadwood stadium, but they can ride roughshod over the amateurs in tonight's first leg, writes Mark Walker.
HOME advantage in the Six Nations counts more for England than any other side.
STIRLING boss Stuart McLaren believes home advantage will allow his side to finally get the better of East Fife.
Researchers use the term home advantage or home field/court advantage to refer to the fact that teams often win more than 50% of their home games (e.
GLOUCESTER have secured home advantage in the first play-off fixture to secure a European Champions Cup spot next season.
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There had been suggestions the fixture could be switched to a larger venue like the Millennium Stadium but the Dragons have maintained home advantage after finishing the group stages as pool winners.

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