They joined the boys who had brought it out, all small School-house fellows, friends of East; and Tom had the pleasure of trying his skill, and performed very creditably, after first driving his foot three inches into the ground, and then nearly kicking his leg into the air, in vigorous efforts to accomplish a drop-kick after the manner of East.
No need to call, though: the School- house captain of quarters has caught it on the bound, dodges the foremost School boys, who are heading the rush, and sends it back with a good drop-kick well into the enemy's country.
And if these miss the ball, and it rolls dangerously in front of our goal, Crab Jones and his men have seized it and sent it away towards the sides with the unerring drop-kick.
Russell missed two drop-kick
attempts to win it but he retained his belief.
He was attempting to kick the stewards in a drop-kick
motion, and then he threw a punch towards them," said Stephen Davies, prosecuting.
Saracens fan Stuart Tinner won the jackpot by hitting the crossbar with a drop-kick
in his socks and without even taking his coat off.
Curiously, referee Carl Boyeson then restarted the game with a drop-kick
rather than a corner or a free-kick for offside.
DEFENDING champions the Bulls were sent crashing to a third straight defeat on the road as a late drop-kick
from Nick Evans gave Auckland Blues a 23-21 win.
Hernandez has been a key figure in Argentina's impressive victories over France and Ireland and Parks said: "You watch the way he strikes the ball, especially on the drop-kick
, and it's very smooth.
In Wilkinson's Hotshots, the rugby hero will share his sporting tips, including how to copy the famous drop-kick
which won the World Cup for England.
And there could be more on the way -thanks to Jonny Wilkinson's drop-kick
World Cup winner
Fly-half Dave Walder followed the lead of club-mate Jonny Wilkinson in Sydney on Saturday to clinch a 19-15 victory for Newcastle with a late drop-kick
against London Irish in atrocious conditions at Madejski Stadium yesterday.