Definitions

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  • n. Where a player almost breaks the opposition defensive line but is stopped by the opposition.

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Examples

  • The late first half-break gave the impetus to Fulham to push on and, in the opening exchanges of the second period they almost added a second goal.

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  • The Italian side failed to secure a line-out in their own 22 and Andrew Bishop's half-break saw him feed inside to give Beck a simple finish that Biggar converted.

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  • The Italian side failed to secure a line-out in their own 22 and Andrew Bishop's half-break saw him feed inside to give Beck a simple finish, Biggar's conversion stretching the lead to 25-10.

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  • Sexton tagged on the tricky conversion for a 10-point buffer at half-time, and it was his half-break that ignited Leinster's attack again for their bonus point try.

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  • It took just 52 seconds for Laulala's half-break to open the way for Cuthbert to evade Gavin Duffy's challenge and score in the left corner.

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  • And Fourie rounded off the first-half scoring as Francois Steyn's half-break and smart offload saw him canter in by the posts.

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  • Or are we supposed to compromise by only half-break

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  • Parks' half-break and pass almost sent Bradley Davies over on the right, but the lock lost his footing.

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  • A half-break from Benji Marshall was all the Kiwis could muster before the Australians were in again.

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  • Cuthbert continued to busy himself looking for work, and he was hauled down just short after a half-break from Sweeney.

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