Shocking scenes in a club rugby match between Harlequins PE and Jeffreys Bay saw several players stabbed and cut after angry spectators invaded the field following the final whistle.
According to a report on the Algoa FM website, police are investigating “a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm”.
This comes after Harlequins Port Elizabeth beat Jeffreys Bay 24-22 at the Pellsrus Sportsground, scoring in the final play of the game.
Angry spectators flooded the field after the game and during the chaos three Harlequins players were reportedly stabbed and cut by broken glass. The players recevied treatment on the scene, but an image has emerged of one of the players recovering in hospital.
Eastern Province Rugby, according to the report, has issued Jeffreys Bay Rugby Club with a home game suspension until the investigation is complete.