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The stand-off is the brains of the team - the player who makes the important decisions in attacks.

A brilliant stand-off has the kicking skills of an international footballer.

Whether it be a place kick, a drop kick or just a plain old punt, the stand-off needs to make every kick count.

They also need to be as good a passer as their half-back partner, the scrum-half.

They also have to make the big tackles under pressure when it counts.





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