wing-forward

wing-forward

n
(Rugby) rugby either of the two forwards positioned at the outside of a scrum
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Chester have lost some players but have recruited second-row forwards Chris Jones and Llion Jones, winger Sean Rowlands and wing-forward Peter Rees.
In better times gone by, the club had an openside wing-forward who was a very, very good footballer, who was a wonderful tackler, who had great hands and.
A robust wing-forward with the colts and junior sides of Moseley, he also played for Birmingham & Solihull, the Law Society and Old Edwardians.
The Dubs boss yesterday released the same line-up as that which cruised past Tyrone in the semi-final though there is speculation that Paul Flynn could yet slot in for Niall Scully at wing-forward to add extra muscle to deal with Mayo's physicality.
O'Connor missed the opening round hammering of New York due to injury but is restored to the team to face Roscommon in tomorrow evening's Connacht semi-final in Castlebar and is named to start at wing-forward.
The acquisition of the hard-running wing-forward is a boost for Offaly manager John Maughan, who bemoaned the fact that a number of key players had turned down call ups.
The Yorkshire side struck when wing-forward Richard Quinn burst through to score in the absence of Kiwi Matt Henwood, in the sin bin for ten minutes.
Having been peripheral last year as Cork came from nowhere to win a Munster title, Kearney, better known as a midfielder, was moved to wing-forward where his form earned an All-Star nomination.
The 31-year-old wing-forward starred as a sub in the shock semi-final win over Dublin and has held onto the jersey.
In from the start when the club was formed in 1983, Claybrook wore virtually every shirt during his playing career, most notably as a wing-forward, was club captain for several seasons and has also served on the committee as chairman, treasurer and team manager.
Wing-forward Morrissey (left) said: "There won't be too much of a correlation.
DIARMUID CONNOLLY Left half-forward Club: St Vincent's Age: 26 Debut: 2007 Honours: 1 All-Ireland, 1 NFL Play making wing-forward who is in top form after a great game against Kerry.