chukka

(redirected from chukkers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

chukka

(US), chukker
Polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7½ minutes
References in periodicals archive ?
In the third chukker, they extended the lead to 7-3 before Master Paints bounced back in the last chukker to reduce the lead to 7-6.
Master Paints/Rizvi's then dominated the next two chukkers fully and slammed in fabulous four goals to win the match by 8-4.
Dubai: Ali Al Marri struck a superb golden goal in the fifth chukker to clinch victory for Zayed Higher Organisation Polo Team over Future Centre Polo Team on the Autism Charity Polo day at Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club.
Master Paints Black struck their first goal in the second chukker through Mazzini to make it 2-1.
fourth and decisive chukker, it were once again Green Orchard who
Garcia, later named tournament MVP, fired half of the four Philippine goals in the second chukker for a 5-1 lead that sparked the home teams breakaway.
But eventually, Jindal Panther pipped Action Polo by 8 goals to 7 after Ricardo Nunes scored a golden goal in the second extra chukker.
Exhibiting their best game in the fourth chukker, the winners consolidated the lead 8-6 pumping in three goals at the trot.
Tito provided Barry's upper hand in the very first minute of the game but Salvador not only leveled the score but also got lead for Newage in the first chukker of the match.
Losada excelled in the fourth and last chukker as he hammered an impressive hat-trick to give Rizvi's 7-3 lead while in the dying moments of the chukker, Salvador hit one to reduce the margin to 7-4.
Both teams were a trifle more cautions in the final two chukkers, but it was Abu Dhabi who gained the crucial advantage when Santiago Gomero made it 7-5 with only seven minutes remaining in the final quarter.
We werent playing that well in the first two chukkers, but in the last two we started playing more disciplined and adapted to our horses," said the 24-year-old Charlton, an eight-goaler who saw action here for the first time.