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Definition of stand-off half in English:
A half back who forms a link between the scrum half and the three-quarters.
- When Sherrif, as usual, won the line, Young found Swetman with the burly 12 passing back inside to the stand-off half.
- The legendary stand-off half Jack Kyle - home from Africa, where he has doctored for many years - will address more than 200 Naas club supporters.
- However the home stand-off half erred with two of an easier variety, if there is such a thing as an ‘easy’ goal-kick
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