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  • n. Someone who kicks for penalties and conversions.


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  • The fact the hosts did not even have to call on their usual first-choice goalkicker, Ian Humphreys, who was nursing a sore hamstring, merely rubbed salt in East Midlands' wounds.

    Ulster 41-7 Leicester | Heineken Cup match report

  • Fly-half problems For any country hoping to win the World Cup, it helps to have a laser-accurate goalkicker, a dominant lineout and a bunch of forwards who can generate enough force to knock over a rhinoceros.

    Lessons from the Six Nations

  • Playing an inexperienced goalkicker doesn't always put teams at a disadvantage.

    Rookie Kickers Under Pressure

  • Laidlaw kicked a 22nd-minute penalty from close range but Halfpenny, retained as first-choice goalkicker following his late heroics in Dublin, drew Wales level 10 minutes before half-time through an effortless strike from 40 metres.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • RHYS PRIESTLAND: Saw Halfpenny continue from Dublin as first-choice goalkicker, and he appeared to thrive without that pressure.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Rob Howley has no doubt that whoever is chosen as Wales' first-choice goalkicker for their RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland will be up to the task.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The second is to recall first-choice goalkicker James O'Connor - who was outstanding off the bench in Sunday's 32-6 | Top Stories

  • There's also the lack of a reliable goalkicker, with James O'Connor still struggling for consistency. | Top Stories

  • Cooper appeared to struggle under the constant pressure of a disciplined All Blacks defence, while goalkicker James O'Connor missed three penalty attempts in the first 41 minutes in his kicking debut at Eden Park. | Top Stories

  • He can play five-eighth, halfback and is a goalkicker. | Top Stories


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