Prior Opportunity

Some articles on prior opportunity, prior:

Glossary Of Australian Rules Football - P
... Prior opportunity (sometimes shortened to prior) a player who has had the ball for long enough to make a reasonable attempt to dispose of it before being tackled is said to ... the ball decisions, where a player who has had prior opportunity must dispose of the ball immediately, while a player who has had "no prior" has a few extra seconds to dispose of the ball ...
Laws Of Australian Rules Football - Play - Holding The Ball
... the ball or to evade a tackling opponent, he would be deemed to have a prior opportunity of being able to dispose of the ball legally, as long as there was a reasonable time ... a couple of steps would not normally constitute "prior opportunity" ... Failure to do so, when a prior opportunity to dispose of it existed, results in a penalty benefiting the tackling team, which is awarded a free kick ...

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