In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in American football, rugby) patada fija feminine(in soccer) tiro libre masculine
- As a younger man Armstrong was also a capable Australian Rules footballer and particularly adept at the place kick - a technique no longer used in the game.
- The abandonment of Punchestown on Saturday was a disappointment particularly as the track executive had put so much effort into bringing punters in and getting the place kick started again after all the recent controversy and troubles.
- He was spot on with the boot with another two place kicks and a further one-pointer to ensure a berth to the next round.
- The first half was very evenly balanced with each team relying heavily on place kicks for their score.
- He stepped up to take the place kick from 40 yards on the left wing.
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