chukka


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chukka

(US), chukker
Polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7½ minutes
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Chukka Caribbean Adventures' tours will carry clients on rubber-wheeled golf carts over paths and meadows, avoiding the country's beaches since the sleds don't perform well on sand.
By now, the bookmakers would have shortened the odds on Webb scoring at the start of the third chukka and he didn't disappoint, his inspired play making it 15-9 to Wales.
Beach polo is played over four periods, known as chukkas, which last seven-and-a-half minutes each.
Figures from ACNielsen show sales of just under 3m [pounds sterling] for Chukka, pieces of chocolate, biscuit and caramel in a flip-top pot, while Splatz, chocolate or vanilla cream biscuits featuring penguin 'flipper-prints', only managed just under 679,000 [pounds sterling] [52 w/e March 20 2004].
UAE Polo pulled one back midway through the second chukka and both sides scored one each at the end of the third as Bin Drai led 5-2.
Though, apparently, when England get home David Cameron will call for a similar meeting with Wayne Rooney and tell him: "Wazza, old chum, you had a jolly good bully-up in the third chukka of that footie regatta.
It has got so out of hand that it would come as no shock to see, say, Matt Prior attempting to pole-vault over a sightscreen the day before the Edgbaston Test, Ravi Bopara and Stuart Broad fencing energetically in the outfield or a group of players and coaches partaking in a quick chukka of polo.
During the final chukka the trio stripped off, emerged from the grandstand and ran on to the turf during a match between England and Australia at the Cartier International event at Windsor.
Members pay an annual fee of EUR600 plus a joining fee of EUR1,000 but if you just want to play chukkas (segments of a match), you can become a "chukka member" for just EUR450.
SEXY trysts in the stables and champagne after a chukka or two have given the polo field a reputation as a playground for the upper classes.
Two groups of three players (numbered 1, 2 and 3)on each team play for the ball and chance to score in an eight minute period called a chukka.