fly half


noun

rugby another name for stand-off half

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Example sentences from the Web for fly half

  • He slings the pill out to the fly-half, who starts the three-quarters going.

    The Adventures of Sally|P. G. Wodehouse
  • Rush after rush he stopped, just as Fitzgerald was looking dangerous, and he brought down his fly-half every time.

  • He handed off Wilkinson, dodged the fly-half, and made for the centre of the ground.