stand off

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Scrum half Dave Wood crossed first with stand off Terry Knapman making it 12-0 just before the break, converting his own try.
During most of Saturday, January 25, some 2000 protesters were stuck 40 kilometers away from Davos in the town of Landquart, after a stand off between some protesters and police blocked rail links to the summit.
Drumcree Two - After a five-day stand off, followed by wide-spread rioting across Northern Ireland, Portadown Orangemen march down the Garvaghy Road with no flags or drums.