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  • n. A player in the scrum, who controls the movement of the scrum, and can pick up the ball exiting the scrum.
  • n. The batsman who bats eighth.


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  • Nacewa kicked his third penalty, closing the gap to 28-23, and then prop Allan Jacobsen and number eight Allister Hogg were sin-binned in quick succession for ruck offences close to their posts.

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  • At the other end, replacement number eight James Coughlan had to be quick to reach a Martyn Breaking News

  • We wandered back to look at the next batch of hopefuls in the parade ling, and identified number eight as Nerissa's filly, Lebona.


  • They’re all number eight hats and very quite-quite.

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