(also loose scrummage)
A scrum formed by the players round the ball during play, not ordered by the referee.
- South Africa began their comeback a minute later when Jon caught Italy napping, breaking through a loose scrum for a try.
- Effective charging possession play from the players set up a loose scrum to the right of the Heriot's posts, and the scrum-half punched though a gap in the Heriot's defence to dive over.
- There are two variations of the scrum that occur during "loose play" (called, not surprisingly, a loose scrum).
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