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#fullback

# fullback - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'I hadn't played fullback in a while... I don't think I was being targeted'

Robbie Henshaw is fit again after overcoming ‘one of the rarest dead legs in the world.’

# fullback - Monday 11 March, 2019

'I thought I was in!' - Larmour continuing to learn as he shows off dancing feet

The 21-year-old benefitted from 80 minutes at fullback in the absence of Rob Kearney.

# fullback - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Kearney 'a good chance' for Wales but Ireland uncertain on van der Flier

Robbie Henshaw won’t be coming back into the mix as his dead leg lingers.

# fullback - Monday 18 February, 2019

'You want your mates to go well but you have to be a little bit selfish about it'

32-year-old Rob Kearney returned to make a strong impression for Ireland against Scotland in the Six Nations.

# fullback - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland

Jack Conan is likely to get the nod at number eight, while Quinn Roux comes into the second row.

# fullback - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Henshaw endures tough evening after Schmidt opts for fullback switch

England’s sublime kicking game saw them toy with the Leinster man.

# fullback - Friday 9 November, 2018

Lightning Larmour backed by Ireland to step up at 15 against Pumas

‘When you see the way he goes about preparing for a game, you have a lot of confidence that he’ll deliver.’

# fullback - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Henshaw happy to cover fullback but focused on perfecting centre play

The 25-year-old is beginning to step up as a leader within Ireland’s squad.

# fullback - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'He's a small bloke in stature but he's got a big heart. He's been awesome'

Michael Lowry has impressed his new Ulster team-mate, Billy Burns.

# fullback - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Not a perfect' debut but Munster fullback Haley is an exciting addition

The 24-year-old was part of Joe Schmidt’s Ireland camp earlier this week.

# fullback - Monday 11 June, 2018

'Fatigue makes cowards of us all' - Kearney and Ireland look to bounce back

The Leinster man produced some uncharacteristic mistakes against the Wallabies.

# fullback - Monday 29 January, 2018

'I just think he's a flat-out winger': Experience keeps Kearney unfazed by meteoric Larmour rise

The veteran fullback is feeling comfortable and confident in his role and won’t be easily displaced.

# fullback - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Schmidt says Zebo lost out on form as Ireland accelerate Larmour progress

The Munster man is joining Racing 92 this summer.

# fullback - Friday 5 January, 2018

O'Halloran targeting more Test caps as a Connacht man after November omission instilled doubt

The brilliant fullback was linked with moves outside his home province that, in theory, might have improved his chance of challenging for Ireland honours.

# fullback - Monday 13 November, 2017

'There's a fair bit of faith put in me and a fair bit of pressure to repay the coach' -- Rob Kearney 15

'There's a fair bit of faith put in me and a fair bit of pressure to repay the coach' -- Rob Kearney

The fullback said Saturday’s match was a more nerve-wracking prospect than usual.

# fullback - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

10 or 15? Leinster just happy to see Carbery continuing to improve

The Ireland international is learning with every game as he manages two positions.

# 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.

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