half volley


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half volley

Sport
a stroke or shot in which the ball is hit 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
In 22minutes, Derek Paterson slammed in a great half volley for the second.
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.
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.
Martyrs' Kalim Ali went closest after the break but was foiled by a last ditch block, while Dean Clarke had a half volley saved.
Barnsley's first strike on goal came 15 minutes from time when Antony Kay put a half volley wide of substitute keeper Michel Kuipers' post.
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.