What is another word for Fending?

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[ fˈɛndɪŋ], [ fˈɛndɪŋ], [ f_ˈɛ_n_d_ɪ_ŋ]

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How to use "Fending" in context?

A Fending action is an offensive motion used in rugby and association football in which a player clears the ball from their defensive half of the field by using their body to obstruct the ball's passage, usually by striking it with their hands or head. Fends allow attacking players more time and space to attempt to score.

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