2012 November 10, Amy Lawrence, “Fulham's Mark Schwarzer saves late penalty in dramatic draw at Arsenal”, in The Guardian:
For the second time in a week, Wenger's team gave themselves an encouraging platform. In the 11th minute Theo Walcott drilled in a corner, and Olivier Giroud bulldozed through unopposed to thump the ball goalwards.
To push, as a bulldozer pushes
"Again the animal had bulldozed all its bedding with its fat bottom into a heap at one end of its cage."
(Britain) To shoot down an idea immediately and forcefully.
That was a good suggestion, but you just bulldozed it.