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  • noun Plural form of scrummager.


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  • Johnson, having flown back from Portugal where his squad are training this week, does not sound greatly inclined to do his opposite number a favour, well aware his scrummagers might fancy a damper surface.

    Martin Johnson: Wales are feeling the pressure before Six Nations

  • Until the 127kg 20st frame of James Johnston joined the fray on Saturday, the Harlequins front row, including Joe Marler and Joe Gray, two of many Harlequins being mentioned for possible inclusion in Stuart Lancaster's squad for the Six Nations, were all over the shop against Exeter's experienced scrummagers and probably escaped lightly at the hands of the referee JP Doyle.

    Harlequins squeeze past Exeter but fail to get kicks from Rory Clegg

  • Tincu, the Romania hooker, has emerged as one of the most powerful scrummagers in world rugby.

    New Boys Getting Into the Action

  • Johnson has deliberately picked his strongest scrummagers in Andrew Sheridan, Steve Thompson and Dan Cole, mindful of Argentina's front-row capabilities.

    Rugby World Cup 2011: England team named for opener against Argentina

  • Grim worked an artistic revenge on his scrummagers by calling personally the next half-holiday to inquire if they would prefer to analyze a green salt or to play a six-a-side against Merishall's lot.

    Acton's Feud A Public School Story

  • Muddiman are singularly appropriate for Rugby scrummagers, though the first may be from an inn or shop sign, rather than from physique or character.

    The Romance of Names

  • "I did want to know if there were any more squads of troopers foraging about this district: for these cursed fellows whip in upon a man and cut him up blade and ear, without so much as thanks for their pillage, and so I told Mike to inquire of the blacksmith, for he is more like to know than anybody else, whether there was any more of these pestifarious scrummagers abroad."

    Horse-Shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendency.

  • The hosts had made seven changes, possibly with an eye on a potential wooden spoon decider against Scotland in their final game, but despite their reputation as fine scrummagers, France soon established dominance in that area.

    BBC News - Home

  • That said, if Corbisiero starts against the powerful Georgian scrummagers in Dunedin in three days' time and emerges in one piece, he too could have a very significant role to play in the coming weeks.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The Sale Sharks prop is renowned as one of the most powerful scrummagers in world rugby, as he demonstrated in destroying the Australian front row during the quarter-final of the 2007 World Cup in France. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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