Definition of behind line in English:

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behind line

noun

Australian Rules Football
The line between an inner and outer goalpost.
Example sentences
  • 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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