Definitions

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  • n. One of the squares, measuring 9 by 6.4 metres, marked at either end of the ground in front of the goalpost, and from which the ball is kicked after a behind.

Etymologies

goal +‎ square (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Cats finished off the term with two goals, one coming from a Tom Hawkins screamer in the goalsquare, while David Wojcinski also took a brilliant mark over Alex Fasolo in defence.

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  • A minute later it was Tom Hawkins' turn to enter the highlight reel, holding off opponent Josh Gibson to gather a bouncing ball in his left hand in the goalsquare, spin around and snap truly.

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  • Bryce Gibbs was almost certain to miss with a shoulder injury he suffered in a goalsquare tumble during Sunday's thrashing of Essendon.

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  • The AFL match review panel today offered Cornes a one-match ban - outside the tribunal - for his clumsy bump to Fremantle tagger Ryan Crowley's head in the goalsquare at Subiaco Oval in the third term on Saturday.

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  • Everyone else did, including the field umpire who then escorted Cloke to the goalsquare when he kicked the goal which finally broke the Bulldogs back.

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  • The Pies finished the quarter with a soccered goal by Cole Roscholler, and then a long shot by Darcy Richards rolled through the muddy goalsquare.

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  • Corralled by Roo defenders in the goalsquare, somehow Davies managed to screw the ball over his head to score a valuable major.

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  • Demons forward Ricky Petterd dropped a mark in the goalsquare with seconds left, thanks to great pressure from Steele Sidebottom, and Collingwood cleared the ball to secure the win.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Melbourne had one final chance to win it with less than 10 seconds left on the clock when Rohan Bail pumped the ball to the goalsquare where Ricky Petterd was waiting.

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  • The Hawks had led all day and appeared to have the Swans 'measure when Peterson took a huge mark in the goalsquare and converted to give the Hawks an eight-point buffer with eight minutes left.

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