Saturday 3 December 2016

Video: Fenway Classic between Dublin and Galway descends into a brawl

Published 22/11/2015 | 19:03

Players from both teams get involved in a scuffle during the game. AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin v Galway. Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
Players from both teams get involved in a scuffle during the game. AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin v Galway. Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
Members of the Galway squad warm-up on the pitch before the game. AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin v Galway. Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
The Galway squad. AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin v Galway. Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
The Dublin squad. AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin v Galway. Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
Dublin hurlers, from left, David O'Callaghan, Chris Crummey, Niall McMorrow, Shane Barrett and Fionn McGibb pose for a photograph ahead of the game. AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin v Galway. Fenway Park, Boston, MA, USA. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE

Dublin and Galway's clash in the inaugural Fenway Classic in Boston has descended into a brawl.

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The Dubs are in action against the Tribesmen in the famous home of the Boston Red Sox in front of a crowd of nearly 30,000. With 11 players on each side, soccer goals are used with sides awarded five points for a goal outside the defensive zone (20 yards) and three points for goals inside the zone.

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In what has been billed as an exhibition match, it seems no-one told the players. Galway came from behind to win the game 50-47.











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