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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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.
Hook and his back-three colleagues, Leigh Halfpenny and Shane Williams, have been warned by Warren Gatland to ready themselves for an 80-minute barrage of up-and-unders from the Kiwis.