World Cup-winning flanker Back became a Leicester icon during his 18-year stint at Welford Road and was favourite to succeed the sacked Marcelo Loffreda.
What does FL stand for?
FL stands for Flanker Back (football; old position)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Llanelli will be able to call on Simon Easterby because Ireland are are obliged to release the flanker back to the Scarlets during non-international weeks.
Wales will also have the experience of former skipper Colin Charvis to call on, with the 78-cap flanker back in the ranks after missing the Fiji game because of club duties with Newcastle.
And Leicester flanker Back, at 36 the oldest player ever selected in an original Lions squad, will scent a Test match place.
And Leicester flanker Back, at 36, the oldest player ever selected in an original Lions squad, will scent a Test match place.
Leicester flanker Back, at 36 the oldest player ever selected in an original Lions squad, returns to action after serving a four-week ban for punching former England team-mate Joe Worsley in last month's Zurich Premiership final.
But the day belonged to Tigers and the crowd rose to pay tribute to Johnson, captain of English rugby's greatest day, and flanker Back following an overwhelming victory.
Retired England flanker Back scored twice in a man-of-the- match performance, but Wells admits the once-mighty Tigers were lucky to start playing good-enough rugby to get them back into European contention.