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  • n. Plural form of knock-on.


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  • Ben Youngs so far has been dutifully serving Flood, accurately and speedily, but otherwise the scrum-half has been conspicuous only for a couple of uncharacteristic knock-ons.

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  • He added: "The value in staging major events and large scale conferences and exhibitions is enormous, as it provides knock-ons benefits to the economy businesses, including hotels, restaurants, taxi and transportation providers, as well as other local business in the region."

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  • With rain now swirling down upon the Madejski Stadium, handling became difficult and both sides were guilty of knock-ons at the height of promising attacks.

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  • England began to get scrappy, with careless dropped balls and knock-ons, a sign not only of the difficult handling conditions but also the intensity of an enthralling battle.

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  • We knew that any turnovers or knock-ons - we wanted to play.

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  • George fan, but I'm surprised there's no mention of the 2 South's knock-ons+the voluntary tackle by Sandow. | Top Stories

  • In extremely slippery conditions, it was a credit to both sides to keep the ball in play without too many knock-ons.

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  • On a heavy pitch which hindered both sides, knock-ons and mistakes were frequent as conditions deteriorated.

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  • As the tension mounted, Hall had a third try disallowed by video referee Ian Smith for the slightest of knock-ons in the build-up and then Sinfield hit the woodwork with an ambitious penalty from the halfway line.

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  • A drop-goal from substitute Dan Parks made it 21-18 only for two knock-ons to halt their momentum.

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