Footy Terms

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A GLADSTONE SMALL GRIP:

around the neck, too high, free kick.

A LONG BOMB:

A fantastic torpedo punt that goes on and on and on.

A WEDGE:

Short chip of about 30 metres.

A LITTLE EVENING THREE:

The player avoids his opponents tackle.

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BALL SPINS BACK ON ITS CIRCUMVOLUTIONARY JOURNEY BACK INTO THE STADIUM:

The boundary umpire throws the ball back.

BEHIND THE STICKS:

A score of a behind.

BOOM CRASH OPERA:

Very hard dump on another player.

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DECRANIUMISATION:

Head high tackle.

DESTROYATION:

A one sided game, a massacre.

DOUBLE GIRAFFE KICK:

Twice as high as previous.

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HE COPPED IT IN THE FAMILY JEWELLS:

A wack in the groin.

HE NEEDS AN OXYGEN MASK:

Very high leap.

HIGHER THAN JOE COCKER:

Very high leap for a mark.

HOSPITAL HANDPASS:

Floating pass and you have to wait for it.

HOUDINI EAT YOUR HEART OUT:

A player in severe trouble manages, somehow, to get out and play well.

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JUNIOR GIRAFFE KICK:

A little high kick straight up and down.

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KUWAIT COOKIE KICK:

Looks to have the icing on top at first, but then crumbles into a nothing kick.

KYAMBRAM PUNT:

Similar to above but with a little more class.

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MONGREL FINGER BREAKING PUNT:

A wobbly old floating kick that could hurt your fingers when you try to mark.

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THE GAME IS EQUILIBRATING:

Game evening up on the scoreboard.

THE UMPIRE CROSSES HIMSELF LIKE THE MONSIGNER:

The central umpire calls for a bounce.

THE UMPIRE GOES BANG:

The central umpire bounces the ball.

THE AIR CONVEYANCE:

The football.

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UP COUNTY PUNT KICK:

A kick just thrown onto the boot and kicked as far as possible with no intention to pick someone out.

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VASECTOMYMAKER:

A low blow.

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WORMBURNER:

A grubber kick that skims along the ground yet even higher leap.

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