place kick

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(sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking

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The optimum projection angle for achieving the greatest distance in a rugby place kick is not expected to be 45[degrees].
Coaches should work on protection that will allow at least that much time for a place kick.
The greater distance traveled may cause the hang time of a place kick to match the higher altitude, but shorter, punt.
Play-off six-pack - IG: Match A (Wigan v Hull): A Farrell performance (5 pts per try, 3 per successful place-kick and 2 per drop goal); Match B (St Helens v Leeds): 10 pts per sin-bin, 15 per sending-off; Match C (Bradford v winners of match A): 5 per Henry or Robbie Paul try, 3 per successful Paul place kick, 2 per Paul drop goal; Match D (Loser match A v Winner of B): 1 point per minute of second-try; Match E (loser of match C v winner of D): 2 pts per winning margin; Match F (winner of C v winner of E): 2 pts per minute time of first try.
All credit Huddersfield on Saturday as they played a tactically astute game, kicked well positionally as well as place kick.
So, armed, if you will, with a powerful leg and the technique to successfully handle the nuances of the punt as well as the place kick, Folk headed for Tucson.
A Ryan Duckett penalty brought the Yorkshire side even closer but a second Mahony place kick gave Welsh a little breathing space.
Hey, I'm not complaining,'' said Wilkins, who had never attempted an NFL place kick until nine months ago.
Because of their physical challenges, Osborne was prompted to limit their repetitions on kickoffs and place kicks in December.
The Australians scored three tries and conceded one, with Leigh Halfpenny contributing 14 points for the Welsh via place kicks.
Irish's Ryan Lamb and Olly Barkley, who kicked five penalties in total, exchanged early place kicks, but the game quickly became very defensive.
Each side selected five players to take place kicks from different points on the 22-metre line - first directly in front of the posts, then to the left and right and back to the centre.
85%)Goalkickers in Test matches since the Rugby World Cup final in 2003 who have taken ten or more shots at goal with place kicks for major nations (success rate in brackets)
Nuneaton came back into the match with two Cassell place kicks but a Ross Bullough try stemmed any momentum Nuneaton had gained.
The reason Wales did not reach the final was simply down to missed place kicks and poorly executed drop goal attempts from both James Hook and Stephen Jones.