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Ireland Rangers v St David’s abandoned after fight between teams

The First Division match between Ireland Rangers and St David’s Warriors at Somerset Cricket Club today was abandoned after a brawl broke out between opposing teams.

Tempers boiled over in the 68th minute when an Ireland Rangers player is alleged to have retaliated after being fouled, which then resulted in a brawl that ultimately forced referee Ralshon Douglas to abandon the match.

According to one eyewitness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, at least one player suffered a serious injury during the melee, which is said to have lasted around three minutes.

“It got nasty and one of the St David’s guys got their head split because I saw blood coming from his head,” he said.

“It got really ugly with kicking and punching. I don’t know if a player threw a chair and it was just stupid.”

St David’s were leading 3-1 when play was halted.

The Royal Gazette has approached the Bermuda Football Association for comment.

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Published March 27, 2023 at 6:58 am (Updated March 27, 2023 at 6:58 am)

Ireland Rangers v St David’s abandoned after fight between teams

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