Another difference is that in rugby, when a ball carrier
is tackled, play doesn't stop; instead, the ball carrier
must release the ball, the tackler must release the ball carrier
, and both need to get out of the way for play to continue.
The 17-times capped battering ram is a formidable ball carrier
and can give Wales that go forward momentum in the wide channels, McGeechan is looking for.
The distance of defence was significantly associated with the number of passes, type of pass, running speed, and running angle of the ball carrier
In rugby union, a tackle occurs 'when a ball carrier
(attacking player) is held by one or more opponents and is brought to ground'.
At 6ft 2ins and 17st 5lbs, the 30-year-old is a powerful ball carrier
who will boost the Blues' back row options, with Robin Copeland and Andries Pretorius heading for Munster and Worcester respectively.
He is a strong, young No8 and big ball carrier
who will add both talent and depth to our squad as we look to next year and beyond.
The study found that people who are blindfolded employ the same strategy to intercept a running ball carrier
as people who can see, which suggests that multiple areas of the brain cooperate to accomplish the task.
Rugged in attack and defence, Tala is a strong ball carrier
and a big worker.
He was clearly 'south' of the ball carrier
(Atkins) and in a position to take a pass if one had been necessary.
He'd have been used to being the main ball carrier
, but now he has two lads in the queue ahead of him.
If the ball carrier
just accepts the tackle and goes to ground straight away then obviously the defender has got an advantage.
In the top photo, ball carrier
Bryan Hayes pushes away a Coventry defender in the Nov.