place kick


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place kick

n. Football
A kick, as for a kickoff or field goal, for which the ball is held or propped up in a fixed position on the ground.

place′-kick′ (plās′kĭk′) v.
place′ kick′er n.

place kick

n
1. (Soccer) a kick in which the ball is placed in position before it is kicked
2. (Rugby) a kick in which the ball is placed in position before it is kicked
vb
3. (Soccer) to kick (a ball) using a place kick
4. (Rugby) to kick (a ball) using a place kick

place′ kick`


n.
a kick in which a football is held nearly upright on the ground either by means of a tee or by a teammate, as in a kickoff.
[1855–60]
place′-kick`, v.t., v.i.
place′-kick`er, n.

place kick


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Made by kicking the ball after it has been placed on the ground for that purpose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.place kick - (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kickingplace kick - (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
kick, kicking, boot - the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
free kick - (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team
kickoff - (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
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The place kick is an important skill in rugby union as it can contribute to the team's score through a penalty kick at goal (3 points) and through converting a try (2 points).
Knowing Tejada was coming in after signing in February out of Springdale High School, the Razorbacks staff gave Davis a chance to place kick but also fast-tracked him to be the regular punter.
I see bad snaps and holds for the place kick and bad long snaps even on the Division I level.
IG - Biarritz v Toulouse match performance: 110-115 (15pts per try, 10 drop goal, 5 successful place kick, 10 sin bin, 25 sending off, 25 winning margin is less than seven points).
Everitt made it 6-3 but the home side did not make sure of victory until injury time when substitute Mark Mapletoft was successful with another place kick.
The operation time for a place kick on the high school level is 1.
Even though they conceded a fourth minute penalty which centre Jonathan Davies converted, the visitors dominated the first quarter of an hour, levelling through a place kick from fly-half Lee Cassell.
Dureau put the hosts ahead on 48 minute from a place kick but the Bulls levelled 10 minutes later when Ah Van converted a penalty.
Holwell's opposite number Gareth Bowen also enjoyed a 100 per cent place kick record but even his Good Friday bounty of five penalties, a first half drop-goal and a conversion of Tal Selley's late score failed to prevent Llanelli's three-game winning run from coming to an end.
The place kick may seem easier to block because it originates two inches off the ground.
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.