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# backline - Friday 16 September, 2016

Backline brimming with quality, Ulster aim for third consecutive Pro12 win

Les Kiss’ men welcome the Scarlets to Kingspan Stadium this evening.

# backline - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Zebo excited to team up with Saili in thrilling new Munster backline

The Ireland international looks like being part of an improved backs division at Munster next season.

# backline - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Munster may look for short-term cover as injuries mount in backline

The southern province have seen three midfield options sidelined in the last month.

# backline - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Pro12: Conway and Leinster seeking revenge for September mauling in Galway

“If we allow Connacht a chance to dominate us, we’ll be punished,” said the young Leinster back.

# backline - Thursday 13 December, 2012

'If I was a few years younger, I might get a chance' - Girvan Dempsey on Leinster's injuries

The former Ireland and Blues full-back has backed makeshift 15 Ian Madigan to withstand Clermont’s physicality.

# backline - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Elwood pays tribute to 'immense' McSharry ahead of Biarritz tilt

The Connacht backline is looking its most dangerous in recent memory.

# backline - Saturday 17 November, 2012

November tests: Elder statesman Hurley eyes Test spot as he prepares for Fiji challenge

He may be only 28-years-old but the Munster fullback is the experienced head in the Irish backline today.