Fans involved in the wild brawl in the crowd at Magic Round held at Suncorp Stadium on Friday are facing long-term bans with the NRL to carry out its own investigation independent of police.
Brisbane’s 38-0 thrashing of Manly was marred by a brawl midway through the first half that resulted in multiple punches, a coward punch, and one spectator going tumbling backwards down three rows of seats.
Ten individuals were issued move along directives by Queensland Police and one man was issued a public nuisance infringement with investigations to continue.
‘Police are working to identify those involved, however, no formal assault complaint has been received at this time,’ Queensland Police told Channel Seven.
NRL boss Andrew Abdo was left fuming over the incident, the second brawl to…