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Field hockey

Of or pertaining to a sport which is played between two teams of eleven players with hockey sticks and a hard, solid plastic ball. The object of the game hit the ball through the opponent's goal or net. The team with the most goals by the end of the game wins.

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Field hockey

aerial pass

Sports; Field hockey

Hitting or playing the ball while it is in the air and not on the ground.

back line

Sports; Field hockey

The line signifying the end of the field. This is also called the goal line. When an offensive player knocks the ball out-of-bounds over the back line the defending team gets to put the ball back in ...

back pass

Sports; Field hockey

This is a defensive pass to pass the ball backwards to help the attacking team get their offense in place before moving forward to attack the defenders goal.

back stick

Sports; Field hockey

This is when the ball hits the rounded face of the hickey stick. This is an illegal shot.


Sports; Field hockey

A Field Hockey ball is usually white, weighs about 5-? oz (156-163 grams) and is about 9 inches in diameter. The ball is made of hard plastic and may either be solid or hollow.


Sports; Field hockey

A Bully is used to restart a game. A player from each team stands facing a sideline with his goal line to his right. The referee places the ball on the ground, where play was stopped. The two ...

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