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What is the purpose of the 25 yard line in field hockey?

Updated: 10/25/2022

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The "23 metre" line (actually 22.90 metres overall) defines the defensive zone in Field Hockey. It is the line at which a fully-padded goalkeeper may not take part in play, and the limit at which a severe penalty can be awarded a penalty corner.

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