up-and-under

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up-and-under

n
(Rugby) rugby league a high kick forwards followed by a charge to the place where the ball lands

up-and-under

A ball kicked toward the opponents’ goal line high enough to allow the kicking side to rush after it and be underneath it when it comes down.
Translations

up-and-under

[ˌʌpənˈʌndəʳ] N (Rugby) → patada f a seguir

up-and-under

n (Rugby) → hohe Selbstvorlage

up-and-under

[ˌʌpəndˈʌndəʳ] n (Rugby) → calcio al volo
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We were receiving up-and-unders from an accomplished kicker in our own 22 in terrible conditions so we were playing into their hands.
The Wales international playfully gave himself the nickname 'bomb defuser' for his unflinching willingness to put his body on the line when dealing with up-and-unders.
The former England and Lions No 8 added: "We were poor in comparison, and our kicking was just up-and-unders or straight down the middle.
Kiwi fly half Kim Pickard put the opposition under constant pressure with several towering up-and-unders.
Craig Fawcett and Nev Morrison were next over the try-line for Doncaster, and a succession of up-and-unders yielded yet more misery as Hughes pounced for his second.
Hugo Southwell 6 Fielded the up-and-unders safely while running aggressively and solid in the tackle.
I worked with (Italy coach) Nick (Mallett) with the Barbarians and expect him to use a kicking game and look to put pressure on our back three with up-and-unders.
After a first half littered with up-and-unders and handling errors with barely a passing move, the teams were level at 9-9 after a drop goal and two penalties for Jonny Wilkinson and three penalties for debutant Puma centre Martin Rodriguez.
Regular up-and-unders were a hallmark of their southern hemisphere success this summer.
In the predicted howling gale Morgan will be tested by a few up-and-unders.
The French fly-half gave England full-back Rob Thirlby a torrid evening with his astute tactical kicking, two of the visitors'three second half tries stemming from his hanging up-and-unders.
Craig Fawcett and Nev Morrison added the fifth and sixth in quick succession, and a barrage of up-and-unders allowed Hughes to add a second as Gateshead's back three struggled to cope.