Upload

Loading icon Loading...

This video is unavailable.

Rugby Fight - Hautapu v Hamilton Marist

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to like DrLurch's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to dislike DrLurch's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add DrLurch's video to your playlist.

Uploaded on Jul 7, 2009

The fight starts on the sideline after injured Marist prop Travis Church appears to yell at Hautapu players on the field. A second spectator, Romana Graham senior, appears to take exception to this and is seen approaching Church.

The two grab each other then a man, believed to be a relative of Church, jogs towards them and clearly strikes Graham senior from behind to the right side of his head.

From there, spectators and players leave the field knocking over the hoardings on the way and escalate the brawl. Players from both teams are clearly seen punching a mixture of rival players and spectators.

The whole ugly scene lasts about a minute.

Towards the end of the video, a Marist prop who had earlier been sent off is seen entering the fray with a piece of wood.

The fallout from the brawl resulted in Hautapu's Waikato representative lock Romana Graham, who raced off the field to help his father, Romana senior, in the fight being banned along with his father. Hautapu team-mate Tau Moeke and Church were also suspended.

  • Category

  • License

    Standard YouTube License

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Ratings have been disabled for this video.
Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

Loading icon Loading...

Advertisement
Loading...
Working...
to add this to Watch Later

Add to