Chaos in Premiership as mass brawl breaks out in Leicester Tigers v Bristol Bears clash
There were ugly scenes today in the Gallagher Premiership as Leicester Tigers and Bristol Bears players came to blows after the final minute of a fiercely contested clash.
The visitors were chasing a playoff spot and came away as 23-26 winners after a fiercely contested match where tempers flared.
Videos of the brawl are now going viral on social media.
With fans now allowed back in stadiums in England we can see as emotions rise quickly amidst a cacophony of boos in the stadium.
watch the ugly mass Leicester Tigers Bristol/Bears brawl in the video below
Chaos at Welford Road today pic.twitter.com/QIb6Y8fhA0
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We see as Ellis Genge and Nathan Hughes wrestle away from the mass brawl before the England number eight slams into a cameraman.
Moments earlier we saw this angry exchange between the team’s coaches.
We’ve never seen anything quite like this…
Bristol Bears’ replacement tight-head prop was shown a yellow card with no time left.
Jon Afoa had previously come off as a ‘tactical’ sub, but tensions rose over his return as both coaches got involved. pic.twitter.com/O8afakCVK7
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