drop-kick


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Synonyms for drop-kick

make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick

drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal

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We had a few chances including the drop-kicks, but even when things went against us, when they scored their try, no-one got too frustrated.
On that occasion, trailing 18-20 in Cardiff, the All Blacks did not even consider giving Evans the drop-kick chance, claiming they had not practised the move ahead of the game.
Grayson's sixth penalty drew the scores level at the end of normal time, only for King to silence the home fans with his last-gasp drop-kick.
And Westerveld will bring a secret weapon with him from Vitesse Arnhem - a drop-kick known as The Bomb.
Humphreys failed with a drop-kick but Colomiers were offside and Mason collected the three points on the half hour.
With Jonny Wilkinson lining up for the home side, some cynics might suggest that it won't be "Toulon" before England's drop-kick specialist gets injured again Preview page 111 12am Tennis Rogers Cup Sky Sports Xtra, 12am-4am Don't despair, insomniacs
Within days of scoring the spectacular drop-kick goal that secured England's victory, Jonny was a guest at Buckingham Palace, had a near-miss car accident on the A1 and received an MBE from the Queen.
Gerald Murphy ran on to Darren Acton's drop-kick but, having rounded the Welling keeper, saw his shot cleared.
Julian Hill's drop-kick fell short and, from the ensuing scrum to Stourbridge at halfway, Harvey shot away from the base to race between the posts unimpeded.
Against the odds, a magnificent British Lions team beat world champions South Africa on their own soil, securing a historic Test series win thanks to that dramatic drop-kick in the dying minutes in Durban.
A missed drop-kick by captain Sergio Parisse in the final seconds cost them victory in Paris.
All four of Britain's native falcon species have been recorded within a drop-kick of the rugby ground.
There was no scoring in the third quarter after a number of changes in personnel, but Lions opened up over the final 20 to score further tries through James Wadey, Danny Facer, James Hawken, Sam Viggars and Hawken again with a couple of drop-kick conversions from Tommy Turner.
Each of the four stamps bears a scene from the final, which England won 20-17 thanks to Jonny Wilkinson's last gasp drop-kick.
It would appear that we are not going to have to watch interminable re-runs of that winning drop-kick by Jonny Wilkinson.