half volley

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

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Craig McAllister fired Glebe into an 18th minute lead only for Dwayne McManus to level with an impressive half volley.
But Steve Williams brilliantly blocked the striker's blasted half volley.
Michael Dobson's half volley wiped out an early lead for the home side and Zak Riley headed home a Tom Brady free kick to give the visitors a 2-1 half time lead.
In the 53rd minute he rose at the far post to meet Chris Holland's cross and again on 79 with a half volley into the left-hand corner.
Norberto Solano equalised three minutes later - then Fergie took over with a second half volley and a late header.
That separated the teams after Jaroslaw Fojut's half volley had been cancelled out by Callum Willock.
That lifted the Tykes and the same pairing conspired to kill the game off just five minutes later when Carson hammered a glorious 30-yard half volley against the post and Rankin found himself perfectly positioned to thump the loose ball into the unguarded net.
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.
Jones almost doubled his tally early in the second half when his fizzing half volley hit the woodwork.
But never-say-die Scarborough battled back and levelled the scores just three minutes later when Ritchie's sweetly-struck half volley found the net for his ninth goal of the season.
The striker had put his side ahead on the half-hour with a thunderous half volley from all of 25 yards.
Dumbarton almost struck back straight after the goal but Lee Sharp's half volley hit the post.
United's equaliser was a cracker in the 70th minute, with Ken Izzet striking a glorious half volley from 20 yards.
Jimmy Gardner then increased the advantage with his first goal of the season from 20 yards before Carl Dale sealed the City win with a sweet side-footed half volley.