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Fans who threw punches in wild brawl during Broncos’ big Magic Round win will be banned for LIFE

Fans involved in the wild brawl in the crowd at Magic Round held at Suncorp Stadium on Friday face long-term bans with the NRL to conduct their own independent police investigation.

Brisbane’s 38-0 thrashing of Manly was marred by a brawl midway through the first half that resulted in multiple punches, a cowardly jab and a spectator falling backwards down three rows of seats.

Queensland Police issued movement directives to ten people and one man was issued a public nuisance offense with investigations to continue.

“Police are working to identify those involved, however no formal assault report has been received at this time,” Queensland Police said. channel seven.

NRL boss Andrew Abdo was left furious over the incident, the second fight to occur at Suncorp Stadium in the space of a month. He said any identified fans could expect lengthy bans from attending NRL games.

“There is absolutely no place for violence in our games,” he said. news corporation.

“In addition to the actions that the authorities may take, we will also prohibit any fan who exercises violence in the stands. He will not be tolerated.

‘Magic Round is a celebration of our game, our fans and families. Nearly 150,000 fans will be in attendance this weekend and we will speak to the Stadium, which oversees security, to ensure the proper steps are taken.”

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Magic round of NRL marred by ugly fights between fans at Suncorp Stadium on Friday

Magic round of NRL marred by ugly fights between fans at Suncorp Stadium on Friday

Queensland Police Minister Mark Ryan said he wanted to see people involved in the fight banned for life from football games.

“There are a couple of idiots out there who have done something wrong and they will be dealt with,” he said.

‘I hope they are banned for life from the stadium.

‘These were a couple of rednecks who were engaging in disgraceful behaviour. They will be dealt with by the authorities.

Earlier, a huge brawl in the stands marred the opening night of the Magic Round as fan issues continued to plague the NRL.

With Suncorp Stadium hosting all eight games this weekend, fans from all 16 clubs will descend on Brisbane Stadium as matches are played one after the other.

On Friday, fans from Manly, Brisbane Broncos, Newcastle and Canterbury attended the opening night of the round, but the scenes were far from cordial as supporters were seen throwing fists at each other in a wild altercation.

Shocked onlookers note that there were no police in the vicinity of the fight, though News Corp reports that officers intervened in fights that lasted about a minute.

Footage of the incident was quickly shared on social media, with one user posting: ‘You know what else is magic? Clout’.

A different clip from a closer angle shows a man in a white T-shirt being thrown several rows down while another fan punches a helpless bystander from behind in nasty scenes. A man can be heard asking: ‘Where is the security?’

“Another shameful act of violence at Suncorp Stadium,” one fan tweeted. ‘Totally unacceptable. I hope this doesn’t sour what should be an amazing #magicround, but this is happening too often recently and needs to stop.’

NRL fans clash at Magic Round on Friday night

A fan (pictured in white) is thrown across the seats

A fan was thrown across a row of seats when things got out of hand at Suncorp Stadium

“Would have thought the extra security would have been essential during #magicround given there are so many different fan bases,” another supporter wrote.

A Queensland Police spokesman told news.com.au that three people involved in the fight were evicted by police and given notices of infraction for public nuisance fines at a licensed premises.

However, there are no active complaints of assault. Queensland Police added that three other men were given a direction of movement, while one person required first aid treatment.

Bad fan behavior is becoming a recurring theme in the NRL this season.

A Bulldogs supporter knocked a Broncos fan unconscious moments after the minute’s silence at the Anzac Day round, after allegedly screaming during the somber occasion.

Several supporters have also disrupted games by trespassing on the field, with a Gold Coast woman dumped by her boyfriend after walking onto the field during the Titans-Panthers game.

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