Manchester was taken over by rugby yesterday, with the Rugby Super Grand League final between Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford, plus England vs Uruguay in the Rugby Union World Cup at the Etihad.
However, the banter between the various sets of fans wasn’t all good natured as a mass brawl between rugby league fans was captured on camera.
Supporters of rival teams Leeds and Wigan got into quite the scrap in one of the beer gardens in the city with the footage, uploaded to YouTube, showing how quickly this all escalated.
There were no reports of any injuries and it’s unclear what triggered the fight. Maybe someone told them football was a better sport?
Leeds Rhinos went on to win the game 22-20 against Wigan Warriors, which probably didn’t do much to improve the mood of some of these fans…