A fan was kicked out during the Cowboys’ win over the West Tigers on Sunday night, and was later accused of conducting “disgusting” insults to halfback Jackson Hastings, Nine’s Emma Lawrence reported.
The Tigers playmaker Hastings dragged an NRL official into a crowd, and the mob member was taken from Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium after other match-lovers drove the accused out.
Fans have been charged with disorderly conduct and Lawrence said the alleged comments about Hastings’ family were “insulting”.
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Hastings made a conversion slot from the right touchline in the 31st minute and immediately complained to an NRL official.
“He was pointing to the crowd. They were giving it to him,” said Fox League caller Andrew Voss.
“I’ll tell you what, it’s more than that. He made a complaint to the ground manager here. I don’t know if anything was thrown at him, but more than usual.
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Shark Premiership winner Michael Ennis added: “He was worried, wasn’t he here? Really worried”.
The Cowboys have won 36-12 as they have won for the fifth time in a row.
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