penalty corner


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penalty corner

n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) hockey a free hit from the goal line taken by the attacking side. Also called: short corner

penalty corner

Awarded to the non-offending side when an opponent deliberately plays the ball over the goal line, or for offenses within the shooting circle. Taken from anywhere on the goal line at least 10 yd from the goal post.
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The game continued to flow from defence to defence but Edge were awarded another penalty corner and from it took a 2-1 lead.
The rest of the half remained end to end with the away team winning a number of penalty corners.
Spain earned another penalty corner but it was saved by Indian goalkeeper PR Sreejesh.
After SSGC Captain Zeeshan Bukhari scored a field goal in the 6th minute, Mohammed Rizwan struck twice - a field goal in the 27th and on a penalty corner hit rebound in the 36th minutes respectively.
On the other hand, KPK was also unable to convert any of their three penalty corners.
Faizan Ali and Mubashir Ali launched an attack in the 15thminute and were awarded another penalty corner which was successfully converted by Mubashir.
Van der Weerden had Holland's first penalty corner stopped on the line by Barry Middleton before Valentin Verga fired wide having robbed Michael Hoare and Seve van Ass's shot was touched on to the crossbar by Dan Fox.
But Belper produced a frantic finale and, awarded a penalty corner on the final whistle, snatched the decision when Drew Burkin calmly slotted home.
Korea built momentum during the second half and managed to convert their first penalty corner attempt after England made an initial block, with unmarked Kim deflecting a follow-up shot into the back of the net.
Williams made two further fine saves to deny the visitors' forwards and then the Cambridge keeper kept out a goal-bound shot from Rees and Shipperley was just wide from a penalty corner rebound.
Azerbaijan were rewarded for their sustained efforts in the 28th minute when skipper Balamiyev slotted the ball from the stroke, coming following a penalty corner.
GB came close to getting off to the best possible start inside seven minutes, when James Tindall saw his hit from a penalty corner turned away by Francisco Cortes.