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My opinion is that it would be a knock on, the Ref will pick you up on the original drop, I think you'd have to make it clear it is meant to be a drop kick.

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The ball must have been deliberately dropped for the kick.

If you say, attempt to catch a pass and foggle it, then get your boot in before it lands, it is still a knock-on.

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Q: If you drop the ball in rugby and it goes forward but then proceed to kick it is that then a knock on or a drop kick?
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