line-out


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line-out

(līn′out′)
n.
A play used to restart play in Rugby after the ball has gone over the sideline, in which forwards of both teams line up in two lines parallel to the goal line and at least one meter apart, and a player on the team not responsible for putting the ball out of bounds flings the ball between the lines.

line-out

n
(Rugby) rugby union the method of restarting play when the ball goes into touch, the forwards forming two parallel lines at right angles to the touchline and jumping for the ball when it is thrown in

line-out

A set piece in Union play, for re-starting play after the ball has gone into touch. Some or all of the opposing forwards form two parallel lines at right angles to the touchline and jump for the ball when it is thrown in.
Translations

line-out

[ˈlaɪnaʊt] Nsaque m de banda

line-out

[ˈlaɪnˌaʊt] n (Rugby) → touche f inv
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Minutes earlier, Pennell kept them in the match with a 48-metre penalty and could have taken the kick to the posts for a draw rather than his team going for a touch-finder and an attacking line-out.
Newcastle Falcons' in-form lock-forward has been one of the stand-outs of the season for the Kingston Park club, his line-out calling credited with helping the Falcons rediscover their Premiership form.
You do not get the benefit of a pre-season or spending hours and hours with the team doing the scrummaging and line-out work, and those are some of the things we are looking to put in place in the next couple of campaigns."
Brits revealed workaholic Borthwick's famed line-out obsession even extended to a Saracens bonding trip in Swiss ski resort Verbier.
But Hull's brawn was noticeable, and following a penalty line-out, Neil Spence restored the hosts' lead.
Along these lines, Hughes and White (2001) found that the forwards on winning teams are more effective in the line-out, as they have more variations to get possession in this formation, and in the scrummage, where they are better at pushing.
Newcastle knew what was coming after Henson put a penalty into the corner and disrupted Dragons' drive from the line-out. The ball broke loose and Henson threw a long pass to Hallam Amos.
So it was still 12-7 to Halifax going into final stoppage time, then there was Stour jubilation as they took the lead for the only time, Jenner forcing his way over from a line-out and Bressington converting.
Early charge down from Marty kick but struggled to find man in line-out. Huffed and puffed, but found Milloud an uncompromising opponent.
Dudley Kingswinford had themselves to blame in terms of wrong options, poor line-out work and finishing for defeat by high-flying Tynedale whose full-back Will Massey scored all the points with two tries, a conversion and two penalties.
The Chiefs opted for an attacking line-out rather than a kick at goal in the face of a strong wind, setting up a period of pressure which saw No8 Richard Baxter held up.
The pack pals went back to their sporting roots to star for top basketball side Dalkeith Devils - and veteran line-out ace Murray (below) reckons it was the ideal dress rehearsal for today's opening clash with championship favourites France.