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# fullback - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Larmour's outstanding U20 Six Nations shows why Joe Schmidt is a fan

‘You could put Jordan at nine or 10 and he’d probably do as well, he’s just an outstanding player.’

# fullback - Monday 20 March, 2017

Analysis: Jared Payne adds another dimension to Ireland's attack

The Ulsterman showed his attacking quality from fullback against England.

# fullback - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'I remember thinking, 'Jeez, I'd be happy just to stay here for the rest of the game''

Rob Kearney has memories of poking the New Zealand bear and getting attacked in return.

# fullback - Monday 7 November, 2016

'Joe pulled me aside before the game and said, 'you need a big one today''

Fullback Rob Kearney proved a few doubters wrong in Chicago on Saturday.

# fullback - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Kearney's experience swung decision to restore fullback for All Black clash -- Schmidt

Schmidt is also hopeful that the 21-year-olds on the bench don’t have to ‘chase shadows’ when they make their Test debut.

# fullback - Monday 4 July, 2016

The worry and wait is over: Charles Piutau had his Ulster gear on for training today

The All Black’s second season in Europe began today.

# fullback - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Analysis: Jared Payne's sumptuous offloads shine in Ireland's historic win

The Ulsterman was outstanding as he started at fullback for the first time in Test rugby.

# fullback - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Payne's 'experience and freshness' key to fullback call - Joe Schmidt

The Ireland head coach is confident Paddy Jackson will step up in Johnny Sexton’s absence.

# fullback - Friday 6 May, 2016

Conway hopes a Munster revival can lead to Ireland honours

The Dubliner has made a return to the wing recently after spending much of the season at 15.

# fullback - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

‘Pissed off’ Payne putting injury frustration behind him

The Ulster back suffered a torn hamstring and quad after playing on with injury against France.

# fullback - Sunday 24 January, 2016

‘You could play him at 10 and he’d do a job’ – Payne shows class for Ulster

The 30-year-old Ireland international was in superb form in yesterday’s win over Oyonnax.

# fullback - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Foley backs Conway for Ireland call after strong run at 15 for Munster

The Dublin native has stepped up as an important player in the 15 shirt for Munster.

# fullback - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

'Unthinkable': 28-year-old Felix Jones forced to retire from rugby

The Dubliner made 90 appearances for Munster and bowed out as captain after the second neck injury of his career.

# fullback - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Felix Jones’ own close call has him leading the charge for wheelchair accessibility Awareness This post contains videos

Felix Jones’ own close call has him leading the charge for wheelchair accessibility

Jamie Heaslip and David Wallace will be joining the Munster star in attempting to travel from Aviva Stadium to Thomond Park while in a wheelchair.

# fullback - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Rob Kearney made three tackles in just eight seconds at the World Cup

The fullback was evidently fired up for his return from a knee injury.

# fullback - Friday 3 July, 2015

All Black Mils Muliaina charged with sexual assault by South Wales Police

The New Zealander will appear in Cardiff Magistrates Court in August.

# fullback - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed — Rob Kearney

The fullback says his side must keep evolving to challenge the threats from the Top 14.

# fullback - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Former All Black Mils Muliaina is leaving Connacht at the end of the season

The 34-year-old fullback is heading for Zebre in Italy.

# fullback - Monday 16 March, 2015

Ireland players ‘fearful’ as Schmidt ponders changes for Scotland trip

Ireland have reported a clean bill of health following their disappointing defeat in Cardiff.

# fullback - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From Dublin GAA to the Six Nations in a year: Hannah Tyrrell’s unique tale

The 24-year-old has broken into the Ireland Women’s set-up less than two years after taking up rugby.

# fullback - Thursday 5 February, 2015

‘I nearly crashed the car’: Briggs admits shock at Ireland captaincy call but ready to take on Europe

The goal-kicking fullback modestly says she had never even considered the prospect of leading her country.

# fullback - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

‘This is my job. What’s my other option, pack it in?’ Felix Jones refuses to be defined by injury

The Munster fullback has endured a rough time with injuries in his career, but it’s ancient history as far as he’s concerned.

# fullback - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: Ireland’s need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster’s attack

Neil Doak again used Payne at outside centre for Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Leicester.

# fullback - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Kiwi fullback Mils Muliaina’s mentorship role key to Connacht progress

The 100-cap New Zealand international is ‘stoked’ to be part of Pat Lam’s vision for the province.

# fullback - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Ludik targetting fullback slot with hopes of emulating Pienaar at Ulster

The South African left his home country after falling out of the Springboks picture.

# fullback - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

World Cup star Briggs takes inspiration from Wilkinson and ROG

The fullback tells TheScore.ie about her rugby journey and place-kicking skills.

# fullback - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Former Clermont and Lions star Lee Byrne named Dragons captain

Capped 46 times for the Welsh, Byrne has not appeared for his country since the 2011 World Cup.

# fullback - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

‘If we paid €1.7m for Israel Folau I’d need to be locked up’ declares Toulon owner

Mourad Boudjellal has scotched reports that the Heineken Cup champions will move for the Wallabies fullback after the World Cup.

# fullback - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Ex-Munster fullback Scanlon stepping into leader’s role at Rotherham

The 25-year-old is excelling in the Championship, where he has five Irish teammates this season.

# fullback - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Argentina game offers Felix Jones chance to put himself in World Cup picture Rich Rewards This post contains videos

Argentina game offers Felix Jones chance to put himself in World Cup picture

The Munster fullback is hoping to grasp his chance in the Irish 15 jersey.

# fullback - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Paul Warwick: ‘I don’t want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby’

The former Connacht and Munster back retired from rugby this week after incurring a worrying neck injury.

# fullback - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht

The fullback played his final game at The Sportsground last weekend and is on the verge of completely retiring.

# fullback - Monday 5 May, 2014

‘I can’t wait to get over there’ – Mils Muliaina on his switch to Connacht

Head coach Pat Lam reveals that the New Zealand fullback has been brought in to nurture Robbie Henshaw ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

# fullback - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Connacht fans prepare to say farewell to Gavin ‘crazy legs’ Duffy

The westerners will also get the chance to pay tribute to Dan Parks and Frank Murphy, who will leave in the summer.

# fullback - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

‘You’ve got to weigh up all your options’ – Kearney commited to Leinster

The Ireland wing considered other avenues before signing a two-year deal with his native province.

# fullback - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Ulster’s Jared Payne set for hearing in Dublin after red card against Saracens

Meanwhile, Munster say Casey Lualala will be in a cast for 10 days but should return for the semi-final against Toulon.

# fullback - Friday 28 March, 2014

What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster’s Felix Jones explains…

Kick chase, counter-attacking, one-on-one tackling and painting pictures to the opposition out-half are on the agenda.

# fullback - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney 28 Candles This post contains videos

15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney

The Cooley native turns 28 today. Plenty of time for more derring-do feats of counter-attacking brilliance from the Ireland fullback.

# fullback - Friday 21 March, 2014

Mike Brown edges out Brian O’Driscoll for 6 Nations best player award Outstanding This post contains videos

Mike Brown edges out Brian O’Driscoll for 6 Nations best player award

The Harlequins fullback was simply unstoppable for the duration of the tournament.

# fullback - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Leigh Halfpenny’s season is over after dislocating shoulder in Welsh defeat

The fullback was taken out in the air by England’s Jack Nowell.

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