Definition of long corner in English:

long corner

Line breaks: long cor¦ner


  • (In field hockey) a penalty hit taken from the back line within 5 yards of the corner.
    More example sentences
    • However, Pakistan let go just two goals off either penalty corners or long corners during the entire campaign!
    • Vale ended the half scoring a further four goals, 10 penalty corners, and five long corners without any reply from Gallaghers.
    • Soon after the start of the second half, the Dutch won a long corner from the left.

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