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What does DG stand for?
DG stands for Drop Goal (rugby)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 51 other meanings of DG in our Acronym Attic
- Double Gaussian
- Double Glazing
- Down Guy (power pole)
- Drafting Group
- Dragonguard (gaming)
- Dragons Generation
- Drain Gang (musical group)
- Dramatists Guild of America, Inc
- Dream Guy
- Duarte Galactosemia (hereditary disease)
- Dumfries and Galloway (UK)
- Directorate-General for the Environment (EU)
- Directorate General of Legal Affairs (EU)
- Directorate-General of Justice, Freedom and Security (EU)
- Director General Peacekeeping Operations/Department of Peacekeeping Operations (Canada)
- Elizabeth II, By the Grace of God Queen and Defender of the Faith (inscription on British coins)
- Downgrade to Confidential
- Downgrade to Secret
- Double-Grid Finite Difference Frequency Domain (electromagnetics)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Byline: Graham Woods A SELL of the time of the first drop goal in last week's France v Scotland match paid off nicely when Francois Trinh-Duc popped over a three-pointer after ten minutes, writes Graham Woods.
Juan Martin Hernandez put Argentina ahead with a drop goal but they were soon 16-3 behind as Goode kicked two penalties and a drop goal before England's first try.
Hull KR scrum-half Michael Dobson landed a last-minute drop goal to deny Bradford victory in a thrilling 13-13 finish at Odsal.
Six minutes into the second half, he ignored a chance for a try to further increase Nuns' lead with another drop goal.
Tries in either half were converted by Lionel Beauxis, with the Stade Francais full-back adding a wonderful long-range drop goal to sit alongside man-of-the-match Juan Martin Fernandez Hernandez's two great strikes.
IS three points too much for a drop goal in Rugby Union?