English Field Hockey for Men and Women: Official Publication of the A.F.H.A., Comp. by Constance M.K. Applebee

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American Sports Publishing Company, 1902 - Field hockey - 59 pages

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Page 5 - There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night — Ten to make and the match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of a season's fame, But his Captain's hand on his shoulder smote — " Play up! play up! and play the game!
Page 5 - Play up! play up! and play the game! " This is the word that year by year, While in her place the School is set, Every one of her sons must hear, And none that hears it dare forget. This they all with a joyful mind Bear through life like a torch in flame, And falling fling to the host behind — " Play up! play up! and play the game!
Page 5 - Play up! play up! and play the game!' The sand of the desert is sodden red, Red with the wreck of a square that broke; The Catling's jammed and the Colonel dead, And the regiment blind with dust and smoke. The river of death has brimmed his banks, And England's far, and Honour a name, But the voice of a schoolboy rallies the ranks: 'Play up! play up! and play the game!
Page 24 - ... it shall be brought out 25 yards in a direction at right angles to the goal line from the point where it crossed the line and there 'bullied.
Page 18 - BALL in the centre of the ground, and after each goal and after half time, there shall be a bully in the centre of the ground. The bully shall be played as follows : Each player is to strike the ground on his own side of the ball and his opponent's stick over the ball three times alternately ; after which either of the two players...
Page 19 - She may not touch the ball, nor approach nor remain within 5 yards of it, nor in any way interfere with any other player until the ball has been touched or hit by one of her opponents. No player...
Page 18 - The object of the game is to carry the ball by means of the stick, using passes and hits, from one member of the team to another, through the opponent's goal. A goal is scored when the ball has passed entirely over the goal line between the posts as a result of a hit by an attacker or having glanced off an attacker's stick. Each goal scores one point. "Bully Off.
Page 18 - The play is begun by two opposing players "bullying" the ball in the centre of the ground; ie, each player must strike the ground on his own side of the ball and his opponent's stick over the ball three times, after which either player may strike the ball. A goal is counted when the ball has passed entirely over the -goal line under the bar, the ball while within the striking circle having been hit or glanced off the stick of an attacker. While in play, the ball may be caught, but must immediately...

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