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#1 G Las D

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:35 AM

Dragons are unveiling Kyle Stanley as their scrum half.

Think of good No. 7s and you think small, tough and crafty players.

Kyle is about 5' 11" tall (1.80m)

Will he be the tallest No 7 in the professional game?

Any other tall scrum halves (7s) past or present come to mind?


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#2 neutralfan

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 06:52 PM

Terry Holmes ex-Wales Rugby union and Bradford Northern is the biggest scrum -half i ever saw.He was 6 foot 1 inch tall and weighed over 14 stones!

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 12:31 PM

Curtis Sirronen while playing at five eight now for the Tigers has played half in lower grades.

 

Six Foot Five



#4 Railway End

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Posted 21 January 2014 - 01:53 PM

Curtis Sirronen while playing at five eight now for the Tigers has played half in lower grades.

Six Foot Five


..and a few first grade games at 7 as well.

He's the tallest I can think of.

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#5 Mushy

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 01:59 PM

Karl Pryce played scrum half for Bradford in a WCC. 6' 7" and about 18 stones I think.

#6 welshmagpie

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 02:57 PM

Didn't John Ford play halves for the cooks in the World Cup? He's 6'5

#7 G Las D

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 03:20 PM

Karl Pryce played scrum half for Bradford in a WCC. 6' 7" and about 18 stones I think.

According to ever reliable Wikipedia Karl Pryce played at stand-off half (6) back in the Bulls' 30-10 victory over Wests Tigers in 2006.
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#8 oikee

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 01:05 AM

Curtis Sirronen while playing at five eight now for the Tigers has played half in lower grades.

 

Six Foot Five

Yes, he is one huge dude. 






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