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Fight breaks out in Singapore rugby match after player kicks opponent who lay motionless

CNA – Two players were sent off after a brawl broke out during a rugby match between Oldham Rugby Club and Saints Rugby Football Club recently.

A video of the 5.30pm game in the Singapore Rugby Union National Rugby League showed both sides challenging for a high ball in the second half.

Two players collided in the air, with neither getting the ball, and both men crashed onto the ground. While the Saints player was trying to get on his feet, the Oldham player lay motionless.

Another Saints player can be seen shouting and pointing at the Oldham player on the ground, before a third Saints player kicks his opponent.

A brawl broke out between both sides, with players pulling and shoving each other. In the video, an Oldham player can be seen punching a Saints player. The Oldham player who was on the ground was attended to by medical staff before he was stretchered off with an oxygen bag.

After the fight was broken up, the Saints player who kicked his opponent and the Oldham player who threw a punch shook hands and spoke to each other.

The referee sent both players off.

Screengrab shows a Saints Rugby Football Club player seen kicking an Oldham Rugby club player who was lying motionless on the ground. PHOTO: CNA
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