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Gear; tackle.
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As it is, we'll only be able to catch one boat, for while we are tackling that one it will be up nets and away with the rest.
The purpose of tackling is to stop an opponent from gaining ground towards the goal line.
2010) Injury risks associated with tackling in rugby union.
Recently Spain and Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso said he did not understand this country's fascination with tackling, and that it should, in fact, be a last resort.
Contact when tackling with the "head-up" allows the forces to be partly absorbed by the neck, and thus much less likely to occur.
LOUTH boss Val Andrews reckons the GAA should take a leaf out of the Aussie Rules book when it comes to tackling.
Tackling poverty is one of six priorities in the plan.
Terry Butcher knows a thing or two about tackling - and he knows a bad one when he sees it.