Defending Player

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Glossary Of Rugby Union Terms - T
... A tackle takes place when one or more opposition players grasp onto the ball carrier and succeed in bringing/pulling him/her to ground and holding ... the tackler(s) must release the tackled player who must then him/herself immediately release or attempt to pass the ball so that play can continue ... A tap kick is a type of kick used by players at penalties or free kicks to meet the regulation that requires the ball must be kicked a visible distance before a player may pass or run with it ...
List Of Magic: The Gathering Keywords - Evergreen Keywords - Trample
... Creatures with trample may deal "excess" damage to the defending player if they are blocked ... creature, the attacker's 6 damage is all directed at the defending creature, despite it being only able to take 1 damage before being killed ... If, however, the attacker has trample, the attacking player may choose to have the difference (in this case, 5) between the attacker's power and the defenders' total toughness ...
Own Goal - Association Football
... In association football, an own goal occurs when a player causes the ball to go into his or her own team's goal, resulting in a goal being scored for the opposition ... The fact that the defending player touches the ball last does not automatically mean that the goal is recorded as an own goal ... Only if the ball would not have gone in the net but for the defending player would an own goal be credited ...
Forms of Card Advantage
... These are effects which cause players to draw more cards from their decks, referred to in Magic as the library ... Cards in hand can be played, so drawing more cards gives players more options and the ability to do more things to create an advantage for themselves ... Card advantage is generated when a player casts a spell that draws more than one card, trading the spell itself for more resources ...
Rushed Behind
... a rushed behind occurs when the ball passes through the goalposts and was last touched by a defending player ... A rushed behind scores one point against the defending team, but also prevents the attacking team from scoring a goal, worth six points ... A rushed behind typically occurs when a defending player touches the ball after it has been kicked and as it heads toward the goal by touching the ball, the defender ensures that the attacking team scores ...

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