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a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball

leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot

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Jackson missed an early penalty chance but made amends minutes later when his lightning break provided the Warriors' with prime field position in the opposition 22.
Then Kightly blazed over after receiving Frimpong's pass during a lightning break.
Nigeria launched a lightning break which released Yakubu one-onone with Tzorvas.
Larne Patrick's lightning break from deep - his speed for a front-row forward is nothing short of incredible - paved theway for a try thatwas arguably even better than the others.
By that point, Wasps had moved 16-6 ahead and scored the only try, finished by Serge Betsen but created by a lightning break from Lewsey and powerful run from his former England colleague Paul Sackey.
He should have converted a near-post header from Valente's cross, and a wiser head would have looked up and spotted the square pass to the unmarked John Paul Kissock after one lightning break.
Anyukov beat Rene Adler with a weak shot from the edge of the box in the 61st minute and it was 4-1 almost immediately as Denisov finished off another lightning break instigated by Victor Fayzulin.
Had Zema Abbey been another inch taller, he would surely have converted Maquemba's cross after a lightning break, while Maquemba missed the target three times with instinctive shots and Ruben Wiggins-Thomas' snap-shot was cleared off the line.
A lightning break from substitute Rob Burrow creating the space for Sinfield and Kallum Watkins to get Moon over for a superbly-worked try.
But City doubled their lead when Jazz Richards could not hold up Sergio Aguero from another lightning break and the Argentina striker slipped in Milner, who cut inside Taylor and finished low beyond Fabianski.
Within 90 seconds Ali Crawford tested County after a lightning break and within another 30 they were ahead.
Another wonderful run by Reus was broken up on the edge of the box and Fabio Coentrao's interception then halted a lightning break.
Falcons were the first to create a try-scoring opportunity in 12 minutes when Gcobani Bobo made a lightning break down the right.
Another lightning break from the Glassboys saw Leon Broadhurst find Ryan Rowe but his 28-minute drive was collected by goalkeeper Nick Bussey.
Foden's lightning break to set up and score Northampton's first try and his general play proved he could do a job for England.