flanker back


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Noun1.flanker back - a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line; used as a pass receiver
back - (football) a person who plays in the backfield
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Junior Mondal is the only doubt for Boro's youngsters, as the club look to ease the rapid flanker back to full fitness.
He started life at Bath in the centre before a positional switch to flanker back in April.
Flanker Back set his record in the 1998/99 Premiership, claiming the 'first try' for Tigers so regularly, that bookies stopped taking bets.
Former flanker Back said: "This current group is about level with where we were in 1999 but not where we were in 2003.
The WRU have declared their intention is to release the 25-year-old flanker back to the Blues free of charge next season when he is not on international duty.
Llanelli will be able to call on Simon Easterby because Ireland are are obliged to release the flanker back to the Scarlets during non-international weeks.
Former England and Lions flanker Back amassed 125 tries in his 339-game Tigers career.
At 36, Leicester flanker Back is the oldest player ever selected in an original Lions squad, and his selection comes more than a year after he retired from England duties.
At 36, Leicester flanker Back is the oldest-ever player selected in an original Lions squad - and his inclusion comes more than a year after he retired from England duties, a decision sparked by Woodward effectively omitting him from his 2004 Six Nations plans.
And Leicester flanker Back, at 36, the oldest player ever selected in an original Lions squad, will scent a Test match place.
And Leicester flanker Back, at 36 the oldest player ever selected in an original Lions squad, will scent a Test match place.
But the day belonged to Tigers and the crowd rose to pay tribute to Johnson, captain of English rugby's greatest day, and flanker Back following an overwhelming victory.