Roosters captain James Tedesco requires tighter safety after pitch invader incident

Roosters skipper James Tedesco known 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 sector and put his arm round Lomax.

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

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

“It’s extremely 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 have to be higher there and never enable pitch invaders to get in touch with any gamers.”

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

“I assume it is harmful, however what do you do? You’ll be able to’t put a thousand safety [guards] across the fence. You have simply bought to pay attention to it when they’re approaching, I assume.”

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

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