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See also: knock on
- (rugby) A foul in which a player knocks the ball forward.
2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, in BBC Sport:
- It took until the 33rd minute for England to get on the scoreboard, Wilkinson finally finding his range from out left, but a knock-on from James Haskell from the re-start put his team straight back under pressure.
- (chiefly Britain) Resulting as an indirect effect.
foul in rugby