Set shot (Australian rules football)

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Nick Riewoldt taking a set shot against Sydney.

A Set shot in the Australian Football League (AFL) is a kick for goal after the umpire has blown "time off," in which the player can 'set' himself, rather than have to quickly react during the play. A set shot occurs when a player has been awarded a free kick, or has taken a mark within kicking range of the goal (typically inside the fifty-metre line in front of the goal). There is always one opponent allowed to be "on the mark" (the place where the mark was taken), who can attempt to distract the kicker by gesticulation or verbal intimidation.

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