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fullback

1. Soccer hockey one of two defensive players positioned in front of the goalkeeper
2. Rugby a defensive player positioned close to his own line
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For Tumble, full back Steve Hewitt kicked a hat-trick of penalties and converted two of three tries from hooker Mike Powell and flanker Marcus Dinninno.
The home side ran in five tries one apiece to wing Iwan Davies, scrum half Alex Rees, replacement hooker Rhodri Owen, wing Ioan Davies and full back Arwel Roberts, who also kicked one conversion.
Full back Mike Sauro kicked a hat-trick of first-half penalties for Pontyberem, before centre Iwan Harris grabbed a late try to clinch victory.
MIDDLESBROUGH are mulling over offers for home-grown full back Robbie Stockdale.
Nant Conwy won by 24-7 at Dolgellau, with tries from No 8 Adam Russell, full back Carwyn ap Merddyn, replacement centre Danny Newcombe and centre Tristan ap Howell, who also kicked two conversions.
Other touch-downs came from full back Dion Howatson, wing Richard Grace, centre Iwan Edwards and wing Will Jones Tries from centre Michael Parks and second row Berwyn Hughes together with a conversion and two penalties from outside half Dewi Thomas earned Dolgellau a place in the second round draw with an 18-12 win at Welshpool.
In Maher's absence, Hogan looks set to push Paul Curran from corner back to full back with Martin Maher and the fit-again Hugh Moloney pushing for a starting berth in the full-back line.
A GOOD understanding between a winger and a full back is valuable to any teamthat likes to attack down the flanks.
Ruthin led by 15-0 at the interval thanks to tries from No 8 Mike Stubbs and full back Kyle Davies with wing Matthew Davies adding a conversion and penalty.
CORK ace Wayne Sherlock hit back at Pat Mulcahy's critics after watching his full back colleague shackle DJ Carey on Sunday.
It's not a hardship for Paul or Ian to play full back.