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backline

the upper outline of the body's silhouette viewed from the side.
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We have strengthened a lot in the forward pack so it's great to add to the back line.
Australia are in for a huge battle against such a powerful team and they need the X-factor dotted around their back line.
Graham would equalize in the 87th by slipping just behind the Gunners back line on a corner kick, and knocked in a simple ground shot.
A strong blind-side run from Nick Winstanley set up Jonny Heal to draw the Darlington back line and off-load to Jack Ainscough to touch down under the posts and reap the rewards for a exquisite team move.
If the back line is our strength then the forward pack is theirs.
The Ireland back line finally clicked against France last weekend, notching three well-worked tries in a 30-21 win.
To have Jonny, Noony, Taity and Toby, plus Matt Burke in the back line is fantastic, but as always a lot of emphasis is on what sort of ball we can get to them.
Their back line was far superior and the fire-power there was phenomenal.
After two physical encounters against Gloucester and London Irish over the Christmas period, Wasps make five changes to their pack for tomorrow's game against Newcastle, though the back line remains unchanged.
Was the most penetrative runner in the back line and didn't shirk his defensive duties either - 7
While Schlosser presents an excellent account of the stresses of working in fast food from the slaughter houses to the back line assembly, the one thing he fails to emphasize is the stresses on the managers of fast food.
NUNEATON field another new-look back line at Blackheath today - and director of rugby Chris Tarbuck believes that potentially it is the most potent combination seen at the club in memory.