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The prop forward supporting the hooker on the opposite side of the scrum from the loose head.
- ‘He suffered at first but ended up dominating the Ripon tight head.’
- ‘The tight head is always going to be under the most pressure because against France and other top sides he is effectively scrummaging against two players, the loose head and hooker.’
- ‘The 29-year-old tight head, however, has struggled to hold down a place in the national squad under Bernard Laporte and was forced to watch as France claimed the Six Nations Grand Slam earlier in the year.’
- ‘We came into the World Cup with two tight heads.’
- ‘Apart from the scrum, where tight head Gavin Kerr had a torrid afternoon against Sylvain Marconnet, they competed admirably.’
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