dead ball line


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Translations
ligne de ballon mort

dead ball line

n (Rugby) → linea di pallone morto
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Mamo did make amends almost immediately as another Brough kick had the Widnes defence in a panic, and the full-back refused to give up on the ball and touched down just inside the dead ball line.
Johnny Russell, already causing problems down the home left, crossed from the dead ball line and Nugent was unmarked to head in from four yards after 21 minutes.
Newport had a further great opportunity for another driving lineout in the Llanelli 22, but O'Brien went from hero to villain by kicking his attempted penalty to touch over the dead ball line.
The likes of Jesus Navas, Yannick Bolasie and Aaron Lennon, to name but a few, represent the wide midfield players of a bye-gone age in terms of travelling with the ball to the dead ball line, maintaining a wide starting position with little threat in terms of goalscoring.
In my head I was just thinking about leathering it over the dead ball line rather than taking the three points and I was a bit paranoid about hitting the post and the ball coming back into play.
Ireland lost a chance to score soon after that as a hopeful kick bounced over the dead ball line.
Tony McMahon challenged Johnson inside the penalty area near the dead ball line, and when the ball bounced up the Boro defender instinctively moved his left arm fractionally towards the ball.
At the end of the ensuing set of six, George Williams' kick held up in the in-goal area just enough for Burgess to follow through and touch down within inches of the dead ball line.
PSG defender Laure Boulleau got to the dead ball line and cut it back for Lahmari to sweep home from 10 yards - to the delight of 100 PSG Ultras in the Excelsior Stadium.
Yet Sunderland persisted and, with five minutes remaining and Albion still adjusting to two substitutions in midfield, they capitalised on some sluggish defending - as the unmarked Larsson swept home Patrick van Aanholt's cutback from the dead ball line.
Little's introduction had certainly made a difference and when he fed Danny Wright six yards out, Farman reacted superbly to parry the ball to Ormerod who, from the dead ball line, rattled the frame of the goal.
Andy Moulsdale put in a grubber kick on the last tackle, Andy Gorski grounding the ball just short of the dead ball line to take the visitors into the lead.