Definition of fly half in English:

fly half

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noun

Rugby
  • another term for stand-off half.
    More example sentences
    • Yarnbury were pegged back into their 22 and the Goole fly half lined up a drop goal attempt.
    • In glorious conditions, Sandal moved into an early lead with a drop goal from their fly half.
    • Look at the fly halves who have won World Cups - guys like Stransky, Fox, Lynagh, Wilkinson - they know the game inside out.

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