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