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  • I started with two weak forms lost, but I think that makes three: unless someone can correct me, I think that half was only ever weakened when followed by -penny or -pence as an amount of money i.e. not the family name Halfpenny, so that it is no longer heard.

    Weak form loss | Linguism

  • Wales recall Halfpenny and Thomas for Scotland clash

    BBC - Ouch

  • The head and circle containing it are miniatures of the former, and the result is what the ladies would call "a dear little stamp," about the size of our lately defunct "Halfpenny," but an upright instead of an oblong rectangle.

    The Stamps of Canada

  • The Newport winger Aled Brew will stand in for Halfpenny, who suffered ankle ligament damage on Friday in Cardiff's match against Scarlets.

    Ryan Jones and Leigh Halfpenny to miss Wales clash with Australia

  • Zuma Press Wales's Leigh Halfpenny missed what would've been a go-ahead penalty kick late in the match.

    New Zealand Rugby Semifinals

  • Leigh Halfpenny will start at full-back in Wales's World Cup quarter-final against Ireland.

    Rugby World Cup 2011: James Hook left out of Wales's winged wonders

  • More than half the team is 24 or under and Gatland has resolved which two of his three in-form wings, Shane Williams, George North and Leigh Halfpenny, to pick by selecting all of them and moving Halfpenny to full-back at the expense of the returning Hook.

    Rugby World Cup 2011: James Hook left out of Wales's winged wonders

  • • Torn calf muscle puts Jones out of first game• Halfpenny to miss all autumn internationals

    Ryan Jones and Leigh Halfpenny to miss Wales clash with Australia

  • The side shows only two changes from the starting formation against South Africa in the opening round of the group stage, Halfpenny for Hook and Gethin Jenkins for Paul James at prop, but a notable difference from that night at the Wellington Regional Stadium is that Wales have a considerably stronger bench with all 30 players now fit.

    Rugby World Cup 2011: James Hook left out of Wales's winged wonders

  • In Britain Peter Shilton, John Barnes and Peter Schmeichel have flunked, while by contrast 67% of all the cricketers who have entered the programme have won making it the most successful dancing career – the only other job to have won more than once is acting, but Kara Tointon, Tom Chambers and Jill Halfpenny represent just 8.3% of the 36 acting entries before the current series.

    Does Robbie Savage stand a chance in Strictly Come Dancing?

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