dead ball line


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Translations
ligne de ballon mort

dead ball line

n (Rugby) → linea di pallone morto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Park were happy to take the match into extra time and Stu Bown cleared the ball over the dead ball line.
Cambriani showed a sharp turn of pace on the wing as Swansea began to fancy their chances, but Evans chose the wrong option as his chip through bounced over the dead ball line.
Stockdale snatched the ball and dotted down and the try was given after the TMO was consulted due to Stockdale being perilously close to the dead ball line.
I was watching footage of Stanley Matthews and he had this wonderful ability to get to the dead ball line. You could see the forwards holding their runs and when Matthews was ready to put the ball into the box, he would have three or four breaking in, sprinting in different positions.
Gatland's side were then reduced to 14 men when Watkin was sent to the sin bin for deliberately knocking the ball over his own dead ball line after being pressured by Jesse Kriel.
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.
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.
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.