penalty corner


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penalty corner

Hockey a free hit from the goal line taken by the attacking side
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As the half wore on England began to create chances and having exerted pressure Jackson saw his first penalty corner - which could have been a penalty stroke after Middleton had been pushed over - charged down.
Cambridge settled and put pressure on the home defence, earning two penalty corners in quick succession, skipper Tom Fisher clearing the first and keeper Iwan Williams making a point blank save to keep out the second.
It was Gazanfar Ali, who unleashed two quick blows off the penalty corners.
A similarly cagey second half almost saw Britain double their lead when Tindall deflected the ball agonisingly onto the crossbar but their misfortune was compounded almost immediately, as Quemada netted from a penalty corner to send the nerves jangling.
Early pressure came to nothing, with Britain failing to conjure an opener from three penalty corners in a row.
3 WILTON weathered initial pressure and took the lead just before half-time when a penalty corner fell to Barclay, who slammed the ball home.
Ace penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh's shot off a penalty corner also went wide during the first half of extra time.
After going behind to Gloria Comerma's strike from an early penalty corner England forced their way back into the game through Alex Danson, who scored on her 100th appearance.
Luke Doerner scored the winner in the 59th minute through a penalty corner for Australia, who were beaten by top-ranked Germany in the previous two World Cup finals.
England found themselves 1-0 down after Jerome Dekesyer's fifthminute penalty corner.
Stephen Butler's 20th-minute goal from a penalty corner proved to be the game's decisive score as the Irish justified their higher position in the international rankings.
Eimear Cregan's third-minute penalty corner strike was disallowed because it was too high before Ballymoney goalkeeper Angela Platt made a good save from a penalty corner.