10th December 2023

Roosters skipper James Tedesco referred to as for tighter safety at NRL video games after a pitch invader made contact with Dragons star Zac Lomax.

With lower than 5 minutes left in Tuesday’s Anzac Day conflict at Allianz Stadium, gamers had their backs turned as they waited for a captain’s problem with the sport within the stability at 27-26, when a shirtless fan ran onto the sphere and put his arm round Lomax.

He was allowed to linger for what Tedesco thought-about an unacceptable size of time earlier than safety escorted him off the sphere.

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As soon as safety bought to the pitch invader he walked off with the officers with out resistance.

A pitch invader is taken off the sphere by safety. (Getty)

“It is very harmful, who is aware of what the invader might have on them, or assault a participant,” Tedesco mentioned.

“It is a bit scary, safety clearly must be higher there and never enable pitch invaders to get involved with any gamers.”

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Dragons captain Ben Hunt added: “I suppose it is a concern if somebody can get to a participant and sort out them or one thing like that.

“I suppose it is harmful, however what do you do? You may’t put a thousand safety [guards] across the fence. You’ve got simply bought to concentrate on it when they’re approaching, I suppose.”

The 19-year-old man was handed over to police and charged with frequent assault and remaining on the sphere.

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