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  • noun UK, Australia, New Zealand The practice, in Rugby Union, of forwards running in the back line rather than concentrating on their primary positional duties in open play (see rugby union positions).
  • noun The practice of using a British Seagull outboard.
  • noun The practice of working as a non-union casual stevedore.
  • verb Present participle of seagull.


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  • Elsom was poor as well - seagulling -check, letting in a very soft blindside run from a scrum -check, anonymous in tight -check; but he did redeem himself slightly by running with that ball from within the 22, I rated him "Acceptable" so far I reckon he's been poor 4 times, acceptable twice and good twice for the Wallabies - time to give Higginbotham a go. | Top Stories

  • But a comedy of Australian errors from an ill-conceived Dan Carter chip led to a counter-attacking try, finished by seagulling prop Tony Woodcock, opened the door for the visitors.

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