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(football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team

(American football) the position of a back on a football team

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I feel playing the other positions has taught me how to play full-back a bit better.
The 24-year-old, a converted fly-half, has taken ownership of England's full-back jersey.
Browny wants to play full-back for England, and I always tell him my selection would be different, but as long as he is playing for England he doesn't give a damn.
England coach Steve Mc-Namara has yet to name his team, but, with Warrington utility back Stefan Ratchford ruled out through illness, he admitted Hardaker was an obvious choice for full-back for his side's opening autumn international.
The 22-year-old subsequently won plaudits from Wales' coaching staff, and with full-back James Hook currently injured, Halfpenny could stake a strong claim to also start against Fiji next Sunday.
10 and has been wasted at full-back by Wales backs guru Howley and head coach Warren Gatland during the World Cup.
But Pooler stormed back with tries from full-back Nick Wakely, replacement prop Josh Faletau and replacement flanker Craig Atwell.
Versatile Fielden might have featured as much on the wing as at full-back at Bedford, but Tait has brought him to Kingston Park as a definite 15 - and Fielden told the Chronicle he could not be happier.
Cueto, 27, said: "The coach expressed a view during the Six Nations that he saw potential for me playing at full-back.
The move is a further indication that Henson is being strongly considered to start at full-back in Wales' opening RBS 6 Nations fixture against Ireland on February 4.
UTILITY player Andy O'Brien has assured Aaron Hughes he has no intention of nicking his place at full-back because he wants to get back into the centre of Newcastle's defence.
With both teams striving for Midlands One safety, Dunstablians stole a march on the home side with tries by hooker Stef Myburgh, wing Duncan Holmes, centres Marcus Hyvass and Rick Butler and full-back Geoff Goss.
IRISH rugby's boy wonder Brian O'Driscoll will launch his Lions career as a full-back after coach Graham Henry sprung an immediate selection surprise today.
The former Scotland and Lions captain paid tribute to England's stunning 43-3 win, although he reckons match-winner Iain Balshaw is not the man for the full-back slot.
SIMON ZEBO has been handed his shine at full-back ahead of the World Cup after Ireland took precautionary route with Rob Kearney and several others.