English version

drop goal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
drop goalˈdrop goal noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSa goal in rugby football made with a dropkick
Examples from the Corpus
drop goalCardiff won 15-6, with four penalties and a drop goal by fly half Adrian Davies.And a late drop goal from Kiwi stand-off Henry Paul completed a dramatic turn-around.Fox scored two tries, five goals and a neatly-taken drop goal.If the drop goal were reduced to two points and the penalty goal to two points, that would be more sensible.The try is to be worth five points while the drop goal will count for two points.
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