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They have set plays for drop goals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)With his first touch he kicked a dropped goal from 25 metres. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This proved to be a crucial 15m in getting the drop goal over. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Care has scored either a drop goal or try in each of England's first four championship matches. The Sun (2014)He said: 'It was only fitting he kicked the winning drop goal in the last seconds of that game. The Sun (2015)After they had finished, I would kick drop goals. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The funny thing is that I don't remember him kicking any dropped goals at all for the school. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I used to have the attitude that if you are close enough to kick a dropped goal, you are close enough to attempt to score a try. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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