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30 Overhead or Aerial Ball During general play, a player may choose to lift the ball into the air. If so, the danger rule applies. The ball must also go into the air in a safe manner and the receiver must be given 5 metres of clear space to control the ball. If there are 2 players in the space, the opposition player should receive a free hit. Ball over sideline In hockey, the line is included in the field of play and therefore the whole ball must go out for the ball to be deemed “out”. When deemed out, the opposite team gets to re-inject the ball from the place the ball went out. When injecting the ball, the striker can pass to a team mate or auto-pass. VIDEO - Mouse over for controls


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