PUBLISHED ONNovember 14, 2src23 12:54 PMByDeepanraj Ganesan
SINGAPORE – The Singapore Rugby Union (SRU) said on Nov 14 that it is looking into an incident that occurred during a recent National Men’s League match between Saints Rugby Football Club and Oldham Rugby, with an official calling their behaviour “inexcusable”.
The teams were playing the opening match of the season at the Saint Andrew’s Village rugby pitch on Nov 11 when the incident happened during the second half.
In video footage posted online, a Saints player wearing jersey No. 27 was seen kicking the shoulder of a motionless Oldham player who, just seconds earlier, had gone down after a clash with a rival player.
Following the kick, players from the two sides were drawn into a skirmish, with the referee issuing red cards to Saints’ No. 27 and Oldham’s No. 14. The latter was seen punching a Saints player in the ribs and shoving another to the ground during the melee.
The Oldham player, who had slapped an opponent’s head before he was kicked, received medical attention and was stretchered off.
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