flanker back


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a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line

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The decision to axe flanker Back was the biggest surprise from Woodward - a coach who has never been afraid to make the tough calls, however unpopular.
Full-back Robinson suffered a twisted knee, while flanker Back hurt his calf.
18: NEIL BACK - SEVEN MONTHS IN TOTAL England flanker Back was in big trouble from the moment he pushed referee Steve Lander to the ground on the final whistle of Leicester's 1996 Pilkington Cup final defeat against Bath.
Leicester flanker Back, at 36 the oldest player ever selected in an original Lions squad, returns to action after serving a four-week ban for punching former England team-mate Joe Worsley in last month's Zurich Premiership final.
Retired England flanker Back scored twice in a man-of-the- match performance, but Wells admits the once-mighty Tigers were lucky to start playing good-enough rugby to get them back into European contention.
Those qualities rub off on people,'' said Tigers flanker Back.
The scrum-half was upset with flanker Back for his underhand tactic - and also with referee Joel Jutge for failing to spot it.
Stringer was about to feed the ball into the scrum when flanker Back flipped the ball into Leicester's side of the scrum.
Flanker Back finally emerged from bottom of the ruck having scored.
Luger became the fourth tour casualty in three weeks after breaking his cheekbone in three places in a head-on collision with flanker Back.
Openside flanker Back and number eight Corry will be in Horan's face for 80 minutes.
Dan Lydiate could link up with the Ospreys as moves to bring the flanker back to Wales on a dual contract deal appear to be gathering pace
If given the job, Meyer would be keen to bring in at least one member of his backroom staff, and the departure of former England flanker Back would facilitate that.
Tigers flanker Back, capped 66 times by England and preparing for a third Lions tour when he travels to New Zealand this summer, escaped serious punishment.
Kay replaced Danny Grewcock in the second-row, with flanker Back featuring in a rejigged back-row that saw Richard Hill switched to number eight and Dallaglio relegated to the bench.