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set scrum

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Definition of set scrum in English:

noun

Rugby
Another term for scrum.
Example sentences
  • The early pressure was only eased when the front row again conceded a penalty at the set scrum.
  • Yet they showed power in the set scrums, often upsetting the Hawick pack, and fluency in the back line.
  • Melrose, looking menacing in the set scrums, finally made their set-piece pressure pay.

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