Her ends and half-backs were a full twenty yards behind the line.
The first division of players was into rushers, half-backs, and a goal-tend.
The half-backs, then, must be the ground-gainers of the team.
The half-backs and backs have usually been men of speed coupled with skill as kickers.
The two half-backs must also be fast runners and good dodgers.
It will leave the way open for the proper cultivation of half-backs better built to stand the wear and tear of a season.
The guards were back of the line again, and their elbows almost brushed as they stood between the half-backs.
Promising, was the coachs comment one evening when the subject of half-backs was before the meeting.
More goals would be scored if the half-backs did not hesitate but shot straight at the goal.
He was a prince of half-backs, you know, but I had regularly to kick him about before every big match.