Meaning of ruckman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrʌkmən/


Australian Rules Football
  • A player with no fixed position who follows the play.

    ‘the loss of the ruckman to injury has been a big blow for the team’
    • ‘The veteran showed why he has been the best ruckman in the league.’
    • ‘He's more like the height of an average AFL ruckman or a basketballer.’
    • ‘A highlight was a massive goal kicked from inside the centre square by their ruckman.’
    • ‘I also recall that his brother was a better than average ruckman.’
    • ‘He's the super-fit and mobile ruckman who has added an essential ingredient to the team.’
    • ‘This particular coach was the biggest influence on the ruckman's career.’
    • ‘The league leaders had no answer to the in-form Lions ruckman.’
    • ‘Her husband was a ruckman in the 1961 premiership side.’
    • ‘The Fremantle ruckman marked and goaled early in the last quarter to give his team the lead.’
    • ‘In his earlier days, he was a ruckman for a college in his native Ballarat.’