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backline

the upper outline of the body's silhouette viewed from the side.
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Cave, who touched down for his first try of the season against Glasgow, believes the strength in depth of Ulster's backline could be key this season.
It is about the dynamic of the backline and part of that is creating space for others.
Jamie Roberts feels that Wales' backline can wreak havoc against Scotland
HARLEQUINS have scored 94 tries in all competitions this season and they host Leinster and their formidable backline in today's Heineken Cup quarter-final.
I think of the penalty shootout in 1998 and in the (Euro) final in 2000, and mamma mia,'' said Fabio Cannavaro, the centerpiece of three-time champion Italy's stifling backline.
Our backline has played against more or less this Welsh backline before and we've come out on top, so I don't think it's something where we have to go and reinvent the wheel here," said an upbeat D'Arcy.
Ireland great and captain O'Driscoll was another who claimed he wasn't too concerned by being up against a big backline.
I don't think, just because it's a different backline you're facing, there's enough reason to change it up and go with something you might
Although Munster ruthlessly reaffirmed their status as top dogs in Ireland, the pack immense as they completely starved the opposition of the ball for long periods, both men were keen to praise the Munster backline for stifling the world-class Leinster backs.
I didn't even know what our backline was at the finish.
I know Kelly went off and Hendo came on and had to go off again later so I'm not sure what the make-up of our backline was at the end.
Quins' solid fly-half Paul Burke and expansive backline featuring top tryscorer Ugo Monye tends to bring them a good return at home - they are the highest scorers in the league - while Newcastle also like to put the ball wide.