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n.1.In racing, the going over a course by a horse which has no competitor for the prize.
2.A one-sided contest; an uncontested, or an easy, victory.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Bahrain Indians bt Punjab CC (walk-over); Volkswagon bt PSC (walk-over).
Speaking to Gulf News, Iran Ansari, the proud coach of the Phoenix team, said: "We had missed reaching the final last year despite beating top teams as our team was participating in the Champions Trophy in Pakistan and had to give a walk-over to Eurocon Alubond in the semi-final.
Hawarden were given a walk-over by scheduled opponents Hawk Green, from the Stockport area.
Richard Burton, the national men's champion rider, who added to his tally with a walk-over, said: "They made a mistake in getting everybody there for a 1pm inspection.
Given a walk-over by Dolgellau, Prestatyn's second round tie at Bangor on Sunday was washed out with both clubs settling for a coin toss to settle the tie.
In the division's other game, leaders Criag-y-Don had a walk-over against Dolphins.
Kayole were headed the disqualification road, having dished out two walk-overs and coach Joshua Sakwa said the situation has become untenable.
Journeys to the Spanish rugby heartland of Valladolid may have produced walk-overs on the field, but life-long friends off it.
A competition mightily missed in Wales is the Welsh Brewers Cup, as the Plate and Bowl have produced far, far too many walk-overs with Maesteg being the latest club to scratch, yet then winning at Dunvant last Saturday in the league.
And before him Evan Williams rode 38 winners - which included a couple of walk-overs - when he won it in 2002.
He said: "You don't see too many 5-0 walk-overs in England."