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  • n. Plural form of tighthead.


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  • Jones is one of the best tightheads around and should have been asked to finish the game on the field.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • He feels opposition tightheads "dumped" scrums when they could not withstand his pressure during the Super 14 and, worse, referees fell for it, penalising him instead. - Stuff

  • The Canterbury front-row of Wyatt Crockett, Corey Flynn and Owen Franks tore into the Bay pack, grabbing two tightheads and making life miserable.

    Rotorua Daily Post

  • Alexander said he could go back to playing at loosehead for the Brumbies as they had "two of the best tightheads in the country" in Guy Shepherdson and Salesi Ma'afu.

    The Roar - Your Sports Opinion

  • Castrogiovanni, among the top tightheads in the game and a 62-cap veteran, will relish his battle with a rookie who made both of his Test appearances last autumn. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • He will add experience and depth to our ranks, alongside fellow tightheads AJ Whalley, Troy Takiari and Kieran Longbottom.

    Rugby news from

  • England even took two tightheads although Henry's men had the advantage at scrums.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • It was important for him to be able to hold tightheads up in scrums. - Latest News Headlines

  • Another worry on the horizon for Meehan is the possibility that both his tightheads, Davey Wilson and Duncan Bell, may be called into the England squad next week for the autumn internationals.

    Planet Rugby | Rugby Union News

  • Available in 5 gal plastic tightheads as well as 15, 30, and 55 gal plastic drums, Formula 574 works without dangerous ingredients, is biodegradable and reclaim friendly.

    ThomasNet Industrial Newsroom - Today's New Product News


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