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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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The optimum projection angle for achieving the greatest distance in a rugby place kick is not expected to be 45[degrees].
Coaches should work on protection that will allow at least that much time for a place kick. But they shouldn't put all the pressure on the snapper, holder, and kicker.
The greater distance traveled may cause the hang time of a place kick to match the higher altitude, but shorter, punt.
IG: Six Pack 126-132 (42 so far) - Game C Bradford v Wigan: 5 pts per Henry or Robbie Paul try, 3 per place kick, 2 per drop goal; Game D Hull v St Helens: 1 pt per minute of second try; Game E loser of game C v winner of game D: 2 pts per winning margin; Winner of C v winner of E.
The prolific outside-half didn't miss with a place kick all afternoon, throwing in a drop goal for good measure.
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.
All credit Huddersfield on Saturday as they played a tactically astute game, kicked well positionally as well as place kick.
So, armed, if you will, with a powerful leg and the technique to successfully handle the nuances of the punt as well as the place kick, Folk headed for Tucson.
A Ryan Duckett penalty brought the Yorkshire side even closer but a second Mahony place kick gave Welsh a little breathing space.
Place kicks are hugely important in the modern game.
Because of their physical challenges, Osborne was prompted to limit their repetitions on kickoffs and place kicks in December.
The Australians scored three tries and conceded one, with Leigh Halfpenny contributing 14 points for the Welsh via place kicks.