Mass brawl spills over into stands as Ealing Trailfinders stun Saracens with shock win
There were ugly scenes in this eagerly awaited friendly between Saracens and Ealing Trailfinders as a brawl broke out in the second half of the clash in West London.
The clash had been a surprisingly close-fought affair with the hosts maintaining the lead for much of the clash against the former Premiership champions.
Ealing went on to record a stunning 27-26 win that has shocked fans around the country.
Thousands of fans tuned into the Ealing Trailfinders live stream to watch one of the only games that was being played this weekend after virtually all rugby was cancelled this weekend due to Covid 19 outbreaks.
Ealing opened the scoring after a penalty in the opening minutes of the game. Saracens levelled things a few minutes later through the boot of WIll Hooley.
Ten minutes into the game Ealing extended their lead with a wonderfully taken try in the corner.
The clash was a close encounter for the rest of the afternoon with he sides exchanging scores. Ealing sealed the win in the last five minutes after an intense standoff on the on the Saracens line.
Tempers spilt over with this mass brawl breaking out into the stands as a frustrated Sarries side began to buckle.
Watch the fight in the video below
Ealing Trailfinders have Saracens rattled today as tempers flare. The hosts currently 20-19 up with 8 to play 😳 pic.twitter.com/lOTKV3ZEcC
— james___flynn (@jamesfl68585245) January 16, 2021
Fans were jubilant on social media after the shocking win today for Ealing.
that would be Ealing beating 2019 European Champions Saracens following on from beating current play off contenders Newcastle.
But tell me again about how there is no depth for more pro teams in England.
— Leicester Tigers USM (@LTUSM) January 16, 2021
Looks like Saracens are about to lose to Ealing Trailfinders. Huge statement that.
— Sam Victor Jermy (@SamJermy) January 16, 2021
— Scrum365 (@Scrum365) January 16, 2021
— Ealing Trailfinders (@ealingtfrugby) January 16, 2021
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