double tackle

double tackle

n
(General Engineering) a lifting or pulling tackle in which a rope is passed around the twin pulleys of a pair of pulley blocks in sequence
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"He was the victim of a double tackle that injured him.
7 7 AW JONES V GEORGE KRUIS ONES found himself driven back by a double tackle but he bounced back and was typically prominent as Wales mounted their victory surge.
The try was made possible by a thunderous double tackle from Billy and Mako Vunipola that dislodged the ball from Guilhem Guirado's grasp.
A clash of heads, in a double tackle by Goldie and Carlisle on 65 minutes ended in the latter leaving the field with Cruikshank moving to the wing and Graham entering the fray.
I emphasised that if they did want to do a double tackle to prevent an offload, then still aim for the stomach instead of above the nipple because if they get it wrong and a card could be a consequence.
Grosso was replaced during the second half of the 52-11 loss after a double tackle from flanker Sam Cane and prop Ofa Tu'ungafasi.
Wednesday were defending for their lives late on and a last-ditch, double tackle denied Norwich a winner they barely deserved.
for The whitewash still beckoned for Jonny May only for the Gloucester wing to drop the ball over the line following a double tackle from Andrew Trimble and Conor Murray.
And their victory was all but complete when centre Matthew Jacobs broke through a double tackle to go under the posts for a converted try.
Wallaby scrum-half Will Genia scored at Twickenham last year with a sniping run and he tried the same again only to be swallowed up in a double tackle from Flood and Tom Palmer.
"(Bryan) Habana just carried up, Brian O'Driscoll tackled him and then I came in with a double tackle. Habana's head smashed into my cheekbone from the impact of the tackle.
Robinson so nearly made it 24-6 at the break after showing great strength to wriggle out of a double tackle only to loose the ball in an attempt to touch the ball over the tryline.