The line which defines the end of the regular field of play and the goal area. Goal Post: The uprights positioned at the center of the goal-line at each end of the field. Grounding: Grounding is the action of applying downward pressure on the ball with the hands, arms, or the front upper part of the body. This can occur either by scoring a try or following a tackle in the field of play. Picking the ball up does not constitute grounding.
The goal line is the line between the 'field of play' and the in goal area, thus there is a goal line for both in goal areas. The goal posts are also situated on the goal line. The goal line represents the goal of the attacking team. A try can be scored by 'touching down' on the goal line.
The goal line in Ice Hockey is the far red line at each end of the ice rink. It is used for things such as determining Icing, Goals, and Delay of GameÂ¹ penalties for goalies. In most cases involving the goal line, and all the ones listed above, the puck must cross completely over the goal line for anything to occur.