Fans involved in a wild fight in the crowd at the Magic Round held at Suncarp Stadium on Friday are facing a long ban from the NRL to conduct an independent investigation from the police.
Brisbane beat Manley 38-0 in the middle of the first half, with many fights, cowardly punches and a spectator falling from three rows of seats.
Ten people were released under the direction of Queensland Police, and one was charged with violating a public order.
‘Police are working to identify those involved, although no formal assault complaint has been received at this time,’ Queensland Police said. Channel seven.
NRL owner Andrew Abdo is angry about the incident, the second fight at Suncorp Stadium in a month. He said identified fans could expect a longer ban on attending NRL games.
“There is no place for violence in our games,” he said News Corporation.
“Apart from the action taken by the authorities, we will also ban any fan involved in the violence at the Grandstand. It will not be tolerated.
‘Magic Round is a celebration of our game, our fans and our family. About 150,000 fans will attend this weekend and we will talk to the stadium, which oversees security, to make sure there are the right measures. ‘
The NRL’s Magic Round was marred by an altercation between fans at Suncorp Stadium on Friday.
Queensland Police Minister Mark Ryan has said he wants to see those involved in the fight banned for life from playing football.
“There are some idiots who have done wrong and they will be punished,” he said.
“I hope they will be banned from the stadium for life.
‘It was a pair of Yahoo! They will be treated by the authorities. ‘
Earlier, a big fight at the stand had affected the opening night of the Magic Round as fan issues plagued the NRL.
With Suncorp Stadium hosting all eight games this weekend, fans from all 16 clubs will flock to the Brisbane Arena as fixtures are played back-to-back.
On Friday, fans from Manly, Brisbane Broncos, Newcastle and Canterbury were present on the opening night of the round, but the scenes were not as cordial as supporters were seen punching each other in a wild fight.
Shocked spectators noted that there were no police around the scene of the altercation, although News Corp. reported that authorities intervened in the altercation, which lasted about a minute.
Footage of the incident was immediately shared on social media, with one user posting: ‘Do you know what magic is? Biff ‘.
A different clip from a close-up clip shows a man in a white T-shirt being thrown down several rows while another supporter punches an unsuspecting spectator from behind in ugly scenes. “Where is the security?”
‘Another outrageous act of violence at Suncarp Stadium,’ one fan tweeted. ‘Absolutely unacceptable. Hopefully this amazing #magicround is not what it should be but it has been happening many times lately and needs to be stopped ‘.
Things spun out of control at Suncorp Stadium as a fan was thrown into a row of seats.
‘I thought extra security would be needed during #magicround because there are so many different support bases,’ another supporter wrote.
A Queensland Police spokesman told news.com.au that the three men involved in the altercation had been evicted by police and had been handed penalties for disorderly conduct on licensed premises.
However, there are no active attack complaints. Queensland Police added that three others have been transferred to the hospital, while one person is in need of first aid.
Abuse of supporters has been a constant theme in NRL this season.
A Broncos fan was knocked unconscious by Bulldogs supporters shortly after a minute of silence on the Anjak Day Round, allegedly screaming in mourning.
A Gold Coast woman was thrown out by her boyfriend after entering the playground in the Titans’ game against the Panthers.