half volley

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a tennis return made by hitting the ball immediately after it bounces

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Having failed to clear a corner the ball fell to Harris who controlled it well before finding the net from 20 yards with a dipping half volley.
Skilful Northern Ireland youngster Patrick McCourt rode a succession of tackles to fire just wide in the 16th minute and then player-manager Paul Simpson put a half volley wide two minutes later with Harriers defence prised wide open.
When Novotna managed to swoop down and scoop up a backhand half volley that soared past the French challenger and kept her ahead, 3-1, she looked up at the leaden sky and screamed, ``Thank God
Flint broke the deadlock on the hour when Darren Edwards hammered home a half volley from 20 yards but there was an element of luck about Lee Taylor's goal on 71 minutes when the ball hit a defender and looped over helpless keeper Arwel Hughes.
Skipper Matt Carragher's cross from the right found Marc Bridge-Wilkinson and the ex-Derby youngster sent a sweet left-footed half volley into the roof of the net.
Handy tutorials include: ``Listen to your heart for a better half volley,'' ``simplify your serve motion'' and ``exhale for a better serve.
Steven Ferguson's well-placed half volley with 10 minutes on the clock won an entertaining contest for the visitors.
They took a deserved lead after 19 minutes when Taylor's low half volley squeezed into the corner for his 13th goal of the campaign.
The lad caught the ball sweet on the half volley and it came straight at Steve.
Martin Mooney's second half volley proved the difference in what was a gritty but ultimately disappointing derby.
But Steve Williams brilliantly blocked the striker's blasted half volley.
Nicky Burke, who had a spell last season with the home side, returned to haunt his teammates with a brace of goals in the 68th and 74th minutes - the second a spectacular half volley.
McKechnie scored for Shire with a half volley from 18 yards on 53 minutes.
Hayles buried his 14th goal of the season from Boa Morte's pass for Fulham to take the lead after his strike partner had earlier cancelled out Colin Rivers' first half volley.
That separated the teams after Jaroslaw Fojut's half volley had been cancelled out by Callum Willock.