period of play

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Noun1.period of play - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
golf hole, hole - one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"
chukka, chukker - (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
inning, frame - (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
set - a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
bout, round, turn - (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
first period - the first division into which the play of a game is divided
second period - the second division into which the play of a game is divided
final period - the final division into which the play of a game is divided
half - one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
period - (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
quarter - (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided; "both teams scored in the first quarter"
over - (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
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It was goalless following the opening period of play, but last season's player of the year Jake Smith notched within minutes of coming on at half time, before Kevin Connelly showed he had lost none of his goalscoring instincts just 10 minutes later.
Crossover Canada led 69-59 entering the final period of play.
Benetton's response was an Antonio Rizzi penalty in the 25th minute after a sustained period of play close to Leinster's try line.
Loughborough put together a number of exciting chances over the next period of play but neither side added to their scores before the half time break.
Sam Wilson went in for Hull after a scrappy period of play, Greg Lound converting, but Cov fittingly had the last word when Max Trimble scooted in at the left corner - the final whistle following to launch the title celebrations.
Rovers then spurned several chances to level the game in a 15 minute period of play where Albert rarely had possession of the ball.The first chance went to IanWatt, who just failed to connect with the ball as he sprinted into the box.Watt then marginally failed to find the net when Tamburinni played him in on the left edge of the box.
The forward took advantage of a defensive mistake to slot home and make it 2-0 at the end of the opening period of play.
The Pinckneyville Panthers boys basketball team fought its way to within three during the final period of play Saturday against Bloomington Central Catholic in the third-place game of the IHSA Class 2A Tournament.
The third period of play saw Warriors take the game to the Steeldogs and they levelled on 50 minutes when Adam Finlinson finished neatly into the bottom corner.
Twenty-year-old debutant Matt Renshaw, who was born in Middlesbrough, and Usman Khawaja survived a tense period of play to close on 14-0.
Jets refuelled for the last period of play and put up a valiant comeback to close the gap, but the Mavericks were able to fend them off and held on to a three-goal lead.
The middle period of play saw Warriors go on the penalty kill early on and Solihull took advantage when Thomas Soar fired home, and Perry Doyle's side took the lead on 36 minutes when Soar grabbed his second.