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place kick

Football
a kick in which the ball is placed in position before it is kicked
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As far as I can tell, the NFL rules do not tell how to distinguish a "field goal attempted" from a "scrimmage kick" that uses the place-kick type of kick.
1 to go through during the place-kick contest before Tom James missed his kick that could have settled the issue.
Coach Mike Ruddock could only watch in disbelief as his players frittered away numerous chances and saw Robinson land only one place-kick at goal from four attempts before his 75th-minute drop-goal which put Wales ahead for the first time.
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.
Of course, I was chuffed to convert three out of five place-kicks in my walk-on part as deadball specialist in our 36-29 win against England because it was the first time I had ever kicked a rugby ball.
Luke Marshall has a strong kicking game which will relieve some of the pressure on Jackson who has the benefit of Ruan Pienaar taking the place-kicks at club level.
Cipriani kicked seven place-kicks from seven attempts - accounting for 18 of England's points at Twickenham.
But I'm nervous enough about the responsibility of taking the place-kicks as it is - I've never kicked a rugby ball in my life.
Wilkinson said: ``Sitting where I was, Charlie Hodgson had six place-kicks at goal and hit five of them perfectly, so the reaction he has had to face, while predictable, has been blown out of all proportion.
WHEN Sean Long kicked the third of his five goals in Saints' dramatic victory over Leeds, he reached the milestone of 500 successful place-kicks for the club.