back row

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back row

n (functioning as singular or plural)
(Rugby) rugby union
a. the forwards at the rear of a scrum
b. (as modifier): an Australian back-row forward.
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The bruising back-rower, who has played 35 times for the Blues scoring seven tries, said: "We are building a really competitive squad and we have some young guys coming through who have a huge amount of potential.
The bruising back-rower, who has played 35 times for the Blues scoring seven tries , said: "We are building a really competitive squad and we have some young guys coming through who have a huge amount of potential.
The experienced boss has assembled a 32-strong squad headed by former Coventry and Moseley back-rower Sam Pailor, who will also help coach the forwards.
ST HELENS signing of Bradford Bulls back-rower James Bentley shouldn't have come as much of a surprise to anyone.
Back-rower Molloy boasts 53 caps and combines a career as a doctor with her club rugby at Bristol.
The Warriors were missing 13 frontline players for Sunday's cup win at Swinton, meaning fellow back-rower Joel Tomkins had to play stand-off for first time since junior rugby.
Back-rower Wallace has made 135 appearances for Quins since his debut in 2009.
Samoa back-rower Ioane, 5-1 for a try, is lively in the loose and very much part of Sale's excellent rolling maul close to the line and he has scored four tries in his last seven Premiership matches.
The hooker comes in, but back-rower Justin Horo has been ruled out.
NEWCASTLE Falcons' back-rower Todd Clever insists he is not giving up on his international career despite having been thrown out of the USA squad ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
KIWI back-rower Nick Crosswell will make his Dragons debut against Exeter at Rodney Parade in the LV Cup this afternoon (2.
The 32-year-old back-rower has rejoined the Kingston Park club from Worcester Warriors until the end of the campaign as they look to secure a 16th successive season of top-flight rugby.