Tuesday 23 January 2018

Video: French rugby brawl makes Fenway hurling fracas look like a teddy bear's picnic

Opposition players exchange punches
Opposition players exchange punches
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

The unsavoury scenes during an exhibition hurling game between Dublin and Galway at Fenway Park in Boston made a lot of headlines but don't compare to this.

The game between Nevers and Lombez-Samatan descended into violence after a nasty looking tip tackle.

The clash took place in the Federale 1 division, which is two tiers below the Top 14, where incidents of this nature are not uncommon.

Two players received their marching orders as a result of the fight.

Watch below:

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