nounAustralian Rules Football
The line between an inner and outer goalpost.
- ‘If any part of the ball is on or above the goal or behind line, it has not crossed the line, therefore the ball is still in play and a score should be registered.’
- ‘Glenn Metcalfe saved Scotland early on with touchdown on behind line.’
- ‘A one-point "behind" is scored when the ball is kicked over the behind line extending between the central and outer goalposts.’
- ‘If the ball has passed over the goal or behind lines and the field umpire gives the "all clear", the duty of the goal umpire is to register a score.’
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