dead leg


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dead leg

n
(Physiology) informal temporary loss of sensation in the leg, caused by a blow to a muscle
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Francis and Williams both missed out with concussion while Ewels has a hamstring injury, Joseph a dead leg and Nowell an ankle problem, prompting Jones to draft in Bath prop Henry Thomas and London Irish winger Joe Cokanasiga.
WASPS director of rugby Dai Young placed a question mark over the fitness of Nathan Hughes after the England number eight limped off with a dead leg in a 25-9 Aviva Premiership defeat by Bath yesterday.
The Middlesbrough striker had an emergency operation on Monday night after suffering a dead leg in training.
Her parents, Amy Martin and Alex Johnson, thought their daughter had a dead leg when suddenly her face dropped and her speech became slurred.
The Brazil international was forced off with a dead leg just 13 minutes into Monday's win at Watford.
Fer, meanwhile, picked up a dead leg in a collision with Potters' goalkeeper Jack Butland during the early stages, with Ki Sung-Yueng taking the Dutchman's place.
The dead leg pipeline was housed within an oil storage tank.
He later revealed it is more of a severe dead leg, one that could keep him out of tomorrow night's World Cup qualifier, and one that inevitably casts doubt over his availability to Tony Pulis as Tottenham visit The Hawthorns on Saturday.
Team manager Mick Kearney insists the Irish are "guarded" over the duo's chances of participating after D'Arcy suffered a dead leg and Earls incurred a shoulder problem during Saturday's 30-22 victory over Wales.
Gordon suffered a nasty dead leg but is recovering better than we expected," Kearney said.
Moore welcomes back defender Craig Reid from suspension but will be missing fellow stopper Kevin Rutkiewicz after he limped out of the 2-0 win over the Diamonds in the first half with a dead leg.
The former England star, who was on medication for two days prior to the derby, serves a one-match ban, while Ferguson has also ruled young Brazilian defender Rafael out of his plans after he picked up a dead leg.