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Words related to fullback

(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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It gives licence to the full-back to have the whole line.
Rhoys Wiggins is out with what looks like a serious knee injury and Paul Caddis is recovering from a dislocated shoulder - leaving Blues with just Jonathan Spector and Jonathan Grounds as senior full-backs.
Mark Percival played so well against France and Jonny and Stef played really well at full-back, so I've had to train hard all week," Sarginson said.
The reason that I changed the player is that I changed the system (against West Brom) and I preferred Holgate at the right full-back position.
The All Blacks, have made two changes - Israel Dagg comes in at full-back and Ben Smith moves to the wing to take over from Julian Savea, dropped despite scoring his 39th Test try in Auckland.
He's going to be a long-term full-back for the Giants, with the option of playing in the halves, and we're all looking forward to seeing him reach his full potential.
Full-back Carl Meyer returns to the starting line-up after being a late withdrawal at Sale through illness.
MATTHEW MORGAN Started at full-back in the World Cup group match against Fiji, but that was to be his last outing during the tournament.
But it is still not enough, and Advocaat has told his full-backs Billy Jones and Patrick van Aanholt to get forward to supply the ammunition for Connor Wickham, Steven Fletcher and Jermain Defoe.
I still have a lot to learn but yes, I am starting to think of myself as a full-back now," said hard-working Halliday.
FRANCE have called up Clement Poitrenaud after full-back Maxime Medard was ruled out of Sunday's Six Nations clash against Ireland with a knee injury.
There were two apiece for wing Dylan Gwyn Hughes and full-back Barry Jones, while flanker Gareth Thirsk and centre Iolo Hughes got singles and outside-half Kelfyn Morris added a penalty and five conversions.
THE one thing Warren Gatland should not do to cover the loss of Lee Byrne from the Wales team is move Jamie Roberts to full-back.
Luctonians winger Andy Garrod replied with a penalty before full-back Charlie Meredith's try gave his team a lead they never relinquished.
French full-back Gregory Vignal scored Saints' second with a 35- yard free-kick.