Definition of 'backline'
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At times it was a comedy of errors from a home backline which looked a nervous wreck. The Sun (2017)If you take him out of the equation the England backline looks very inexperienced. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The home fans can blame the ref all they like but they have to look at their backline - or lack of it. The Sun (2008)The defender marshalled County's backline to a third clean sheet in four games. The Sun (2014)HAD a very easy night marshalling Blues backline against a tame Wolves side. The Sun (2012)LD: We are talking about a team with a backline that has not got masses of experience. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They have an attacking threat against an untested English defensive backline, a good back row and lineout and are certainly battled hardened with a lot to prove. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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