prop

(redirected from prop forwards)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
The 28-year-old New Zealander, who is considered one of the world's top prop forwards, could be involved in Saturday's EDF Energy Cup visit to London Wasps before the Falcons play back-to back matches against Irish
PROP forwards Rich McKinney and Andrew Grierson pay a return visit to Coundon Road tonight to play for Coventry Nighthawks.
But after the break, prop forwards Phil Winstanley and Duncan Bell both crossed as Sale cruised to victory and, had Shane Howarth's place kicking been less wayward, their winning margin would have been far more comfortable.
COVENTRY'S international prop forwards Rob Hardwick, of England, and Alan Sharp, of Scotland, were sent off by London referee David Sainsbury to mar the club's best performance this season in blitzing second-placed London Scottish.
Watford share their ground with Saracens and if anyone wants proof that 20-stone prop forwards are not compatible with trying to pass the ball on a flat surface, I've experienced it.