Goal line drop out counter tactic

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Re: Goal line drop out counter tactic

10 Oct 2021 10:42 am:

lucifer wrote:Apparently that was Hasting's first ever.


To be fair it looked a bit like it as well :D Still, straight between the posts, 3 points, just the job ...
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Re: Goal line drop out counter tactic

10 Oct 2021 10:45 am:

I think he kept it low and wobbly to counter the strong wind conditions. :D
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Re: Goal line drop out counter tactic

10 Oct 2021 10:53 am:

coleser wrote:
Sozpr wrote:I don’t know if this has been covered in other threads. Correct me if I’m wrong by, today was to first drop goal since Freddie Burns. The winning points


I think you’re right. Drop goals are rarer than rocking horse poo these days - and I reckon it’s because teams are now given a definitive period of penalty advantage (ie until they mess up).

Here’s a staggering statistic: Ludovic Mercier kicked 17 (seventeen) drop goals during his first season with the Gloucester club.


The advantage and the bonus point. A lot less situations where a quick 3 to keep the score board moving makes sense.
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Re: Goal line drop out counter tactic

10 Oct 2021 12:32 pm:

According to a recent tweet from the club, it was our first successful drop goal since 2015. A really clever piece of game management from Adam Hastings, which proved crucial.
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Re: Goal line drop out counter tactic

10 Oct 2021 15:30 pm:

2015? Really? That’s aeons ago.. wow.

There’s only a very few ways of scoring points in this game, so to not exploit one of them is nuts!
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