rushed behind



rushed behind (plural rushed behinds)

  1. (Australian rules football) A behind (one-point score) made when the ball passes through the goal posts or behind posts not from the foot of the attacking team, i.e. either spilled off hands or deliberately carried through by the defenders.
    • 2012, Jim Stynes, My Journey:
      In another Friday-night match, in Round 15, the Western Bulldogs crushed us by sixty-four points; we managed just two rushed behinds in the last half-hour, while the Dogs piled on six goals.
    • 2016, Martin Blake, Mighty Fighting Hawks
      Every one of those rushed behinds was either kicked, handballed, walked through or deliberately pushed across the line by a Hawthorn player.