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A full-back is often the most complete player on the team.

The full-back is usually the last line of defence and often the first player making the break in attack.

They need the safest hands in the team.

They are responsible for catching the opposition's high and testing kicks in attack.

A full-back can suddenly turn defence into attack, make important last-ditch tackles and make the extra man in attack.





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