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back five


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back five (plural back fives)

  1. (rugby union) Collectively, the backs (the 2 wings, fullback, outside centre and inside centre).
    • 2011 February 4, Gareth Roberts, “Wales 19-26 England”, BBC:
      Wales chose to bring their back-five into the game early on with Andy Powell, Sam Warburton, Dan Lydiate and Bradley Davies making inroads into the England defence.