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Position guide

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[1]  Prop (Loosehead)
[2]  Hooker
[3]  Prop (Tighthead)
[4]  Second Row
[5]  Second Row
[6]  Flanker (Blindside)
[7]  Flanker (Openside)
[8]  Number 8
[9]  Scrum Half
[10]  Fly Half
[11]  Left Wing
[12]  Inside Centre
[13]  Outside Centre
[14]  Right Wing
[15]  Fullback



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Openside
Mauro Bergamasco
The flanker who binds onto the side of a scrum furthest from a touchline.

A ball winner whose role is to disrupt the opposition's backs.

Usually the quickest of the forwards, he often provides an extra man for his own backs in an attacking move.

Thrives on battering fly-halves and centres.

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