broken-field


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varying in direction suddenly and frequently

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He is clearly a brilliant broken-field runner with very good pace but we were also very impressed with what he offers in defence.
Palmer's touch is everywhere, from the aforementioned penchant for shock cuts, lovely aerial shots of England's fields and church interiors, and a linear development that proceeds erratically like a broken-field runner.
Since then he has retained his flair for the unorthodox but also developed his game management and has been one of the standout players in the play-offs with three tries and some brilliant broken-field running.
The tackling was real, too, and some of the broken-field running was pretty impressive.
Robinson has proved himself to be the best broken-field runner in the game since his momentous decision to switch codes from rugby league three years ago.
Against Washington, a team that had beaten the Bruins three straight, the UCLA tailback rushed for 147 yards, scored four touchdowns and made a broken-field run into the Pacific-10 record book.
There was no more dangerous broken-field runner in a match that included Israel Dagg and George North.
Charles Piutau's broken-field running skills are showcased to best effect from full back, where space is most readily available.
The back three of Stuart Hogg, Niko Matawalo and Tommy Seymour are all devastating broken-field runners and Ulster will surely look to keep the game as tight as possible, with their pack fronting up and Pienaar kicking for territory.
I really like to run with the ball and to be involved in the broken-field.
I had to do some broken-field running to get here late on this summer afternoon, but thanks to Nexrad and ATC, I was able to avoid the big bumps and hadn't even gotten wet.
They (Fiji) are brilliant sevens players and very, very good broken-field players, so the least number of times we can give them those sort of situations the better.
And then Robinson supported Mike Penn's break to put Will Owen over by the posts for a superb broken-field score.
Brown's broken-field running was maybe the difference between the two teams," Ireland boss Joe Schmidt said.
Jonny is a great broKen-field runner with good foot worK and incredible pace.