Disturbing scenes let us all down; Brian Barwickemail@example.com Food for thought from sport's top table Sunday Brunch.
I WAS at the Tetley's Challenge Cup semi-nal between Widnes and Castleford at the Leigh Sports Village last Sunday and witnessed the disturbing post-match scenes.
It was hugely disappointing to see a small minority from the Widnes end invade the pitch after the nal hooter sounded.
ere is a full investigation into the incident being carried out by the RFL, the results of which will follow in due course.
Meanwhile, I am upset for the vast majority of decent Widnes fans who were let down by a few ill-behaved people. I also know how devastated the Widnes club ocials were about the incident, and how apologetic they were to their Castleford counterparts.
It goes without saying there is absolutely no place in the sport of rugby league for this type of behaviour and it will not to be tolerated.
In many ways, the fans are our best ambassadors and their enjoyment of the sport must not be undermined.
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|Publication:||Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Aug 17, 2014|
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