Definition of long corner in English:

long corner


  • (in field hockey) a penalty hit taken from the back line within 5 yards of the corner.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘If a defender hits the ball unintentionally over their back-line then a long corner is awarded to the attacking team.’