Definitions

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  • n. a set piece where the hooker throws the ball into play between a row of players from each team.
  • n. the line of players in a lineout
  • n. an out produced by catching a line drive

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Not really, I was still calling the lineout halfway down the pitch," he replied.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Mind you, they didn't have that much secure ball here to show what they might have been able to do given that their lineout was a crumbling mess.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Numerous South African teams have used the rolling maul as a weapon this season, particularly after a lineout, which is not surprising as defending teams are no longer allowed to collapse the maul.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • On a rare excursion into the Spanish half, Hawcoat called a lineout move which originated in the early 1980s, when Steele drove hard towards the line supported by the considerable bulk of Chris Thompson and the increasingly-distinguished looking Bill White.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • De Villiers said the fact that the ball did not travel the required five metres at a lineout was the clincher.

    IOL: News

  • Their lineout was a shambles, and lock Alun-Wyn Jones 'first-half yellow card for foul play saw England critically score 17 points in his absence.

    ireland.com Breaking News

  • I think the lineout is a key area too - they have the best second row pairing in the world [Victor Matfield and Bakkies Botha].

    Rugby news from Scrum.com

  • They also know how to steal a lineout, which is what they did in the immediate build-up to the score

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Lions Tour: Defence around the lineout will be a key factor for the British and Irish Lions in the upcoming series against the Springboks, according to assistant coach Shaun Edwards.

    ireland.com Breaking News

  • Johannesburg - Defence around the lineout will be a key factor for the British and Irish Lions in the upcoming series against the Springboks, assistant coach Shaun Edwards said.

    IOL: News

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