Player who introduces the ball into a scrum (noun)
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Use "scrum-half" in a sentence
"The inclusion of Brough, the 28‑year‑old Huddersfield scrum-half who captained Scotland at the 2008 World Cup but has now chosen to represent the country of his birth rather than of his maternal grandfather, had been widely trailed, given his form for the Giants this season and the lack of convincing half-back alternatives."
"Owen was very, very good, said the Leicester scrum-half, Ben Youngs, Flood's partner for club and country."
"Flood, either way, needs to distance himself from a slightly disappointing end to last season when his form, along with that of his scrum-half partner Ben Youngs, started to ebb away for club and country."