Rolling tackle

(Naut.) tackle used to steady the yards when the ship rolls heavily.
- R. H. Dana, Jr.

See also: Rolling

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Mortlock, who was concussed midway through the second period in a rolling tackle on Gear, agreed the turning point in the match came when All Blacks prop Carl Hayman was sin-binned in the 62nd minute, allowing the Wallabies to take the lead with two tries.