An English rugby league match this afternoon was marred by the break-out of fighting amongst Salford supporters in the stand. After the game in which the Salford beat the Huddersfield Giants 26-24 – Salford players Junior S’au and Justin Carney had to jump into the crowd to diffuse the situation, allegedly in response to cries for help from younger fans. A Super League fan page have tweeted the following pictures:
The Daily Mail reported that the fighting had been brewing throughout the game, with a section of the Salford support allegedly fighting with stewards and lighting flares. A supporter has posted the below video of the incident:
We’d like to apologise for the behaviour of some of our fans today. We’ll be working with @Giantsrl to find those involved.
We do not condone any behaviour of the sort.
My apologies to @Giantsrl and to the decent fans.The Thugs responsible will be identified and dealt with. There is no place in RL for them.