loose head

loose head

n
(Rugby) rugby the prop on the hooker's left in the front row of a scrum. Compare tight head
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Several accompanied them, including one who carried the loose head under his arm.
Plants tend to form a loose head later in the season.
Jones has rarely played loose head but dominated the scrum on another depressing day for Northampton, who have won just two out of six games.
Caldy levelled through loose head prop Josh Grant-Butler five minutes later but fly-half Rod Petty pushed the hosts ahead with a penalty.
It's why Samson Lee is first choice at the Scarlets and the too-tall, converted loose head Rhodri Jones is well down the pecking order.
Smoked Lager is mid-brown in colour with a slight orange hue and pours with a loose head.
With loose head Shiells even being linked with a Scotland A call-up as they host the USA in Galashiels on Friday, Tait said: "The Scots have a fair few props in their own back yard, but they have spoken to me about Grant.
nWasps and England loose head prop Tim Payne has been called into the squad for the remainder of the tour.
We simply can't go into this week without sufficient cover at loose head prop as we play the Emerging Springboks and the Springboks in the space of five days.
LOOSE head prop Tim Payne has been called into the Lions squad for the rest of the tour of South Africa.
In the pack Micky Ward takes the place of Jon Golding at loose head prop, Ed Williamson comes on to the blindside flank and Adam Balding switches back to No.
And with the autumn international series coming up in November, when Wales face all three tri-nations sides as well as Canada, Jones believes it a perfect opportunity for the Sharks loose head to force his way into the reckoning.