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.
Martyrs' Kalim Ali went closest after the break but was foiled by a last ditch block, while Dean Clarke had a half volley saved.
Welshman Christian Roberts was unlucky just after the hour mark when his half volley was deflected wide of the upright by County defender Ashley Williams.
In 22minutes, Derek Paterson slammed in a great half volley for the second.
Flint broke the deadlock on the hour when Darren Edwards hammered home a half volley from 20 yards but there was an element of luck about Lee Taylor's goal on 71 minutes when the ball hit a defender and looped over helpless keeper Arwel Hughes.
Skipper Matt Carragher's cross from the right found Marc Bridge-Wilkinson and the ex-Derby youngster sent a sweet left-footed half volley into the roof of the net.
Steven Ferguson's well-placed half volley with 10 minutes on the clock won an entertaining contest for the visitors.
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.
Martin Mooney's second half volley proved the difference in what was a gritty but ultimately disappointing derby.
But Steve Williams brilliantly blocked the striker's blasted half volley.