A terrace railing at Leichhardt Oval, Sydney, collapsed during a rugby match

Horrific second dozens of followers plunge face first onto concrete as stadium terrace collapses throughout rugby match

  • Sydney rugby followers at Leichhardt Oval fell to the bottom when a terrace collapsed
  • They had been watching a match between St Joseph’s and St Ignatius on Saturday 
  • At about 5pm the railing from one terrace collapsed, sending followers into concrete 

Dramatic footage exhibits the second a stadium terrace holding followers collapsed, sending patrons face-first into the concrete beneath. 

Fans watching a Sydney schoolboys rugby match had been despatched tumbling to the bottom about 5pm on Saturday after the rail of a stadium terrace at Leichhardt Oval fell over.

The horrifying scene unfolded in entrance of about 15,000 followers in the direction of the top of a match between St Joseph’s and St Ignatius Riverview. 

Fans watching a rugby match at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney were sent toppling to the ground when a terrace railing fell over (pictured right)

Fans watching a rugby match at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney had been despatched toppling to the bottom when a terrace railing fell over (pictured proper)

St Joseph’s gained the match with a rating of 35 to twenty. 

Rugby followers slammed the ‘unsafe’ floor after footage of the terrifying incident went viral on-line.

‘Surely as we speak seals it that Leichhardt Oval must be instantly condemned and Wests Tigers ought to by no means play there once more,’ one particular person wrote.

‘Leichhardt Oval is a security danger,’ one other stated.

No one was seriously injured during a terrae collapse at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday night (pictured, fans falling after the terrace railing fell)

No one was severely injured throughout a terrae collapse at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday night time (pictured, followers falling after the terrace railing fell) 

‘An improve of Leichhardt oval continues to be not going to repair muddy hill, portaloos and minimal foods and drinks shops with out main adjustments that may upset most. I’ve nice recollections of floor, but it surely’s had its day for large occasions,’ one other wrote.

‘Seriously although this incident is caught in 4K. It’ll should be a line within the sand with Leichhardt Oval by way of enhancements,’ one other stated.

‘Hopefully everyone seems to be okay as this has the potential to be a nasty accident with a crush of our bodies falling on concrete.’

A spokesperson for Ambulance NSW instructed Daily Mail Australia nobody was severely injured within the collapse. 

Ambulance officers had been already on stand-by on the scene for the match and had been in a position to rapidly attend to the fallen followers. 

The information comes simply days after NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet did not ship on a promise to improve Leichhardt Oval.

Fans at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday said stadium was in desperate need of an upgrade following a terrace collapse (pictured, 'muddy hill' at Leichhardt Oval)

Fans at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday stated stadium was in determined want of an improve following a terrace collapse (pictured, ‘muddy hill’ at Leichhardt Oval)

Tigers chair Lee Hagipantelis responded to the premier’s funding snub by saying: ‘He has shafted rugby’.

‘These are elite sporting stadiums for the group,’ he instructed the Weekend Australian.

‘We have made our displeasure well-known. He would pay attention to it. As a membership, we’ve got sat down and formulated a stadium technique for the subsequent 5 or 10 years predicated on Leichhardt Oval being upgraded.

‘The amenities at Leichhardt are third world, bordering on harmful. He has attended Leichhardt on many events. He would pay attention to it.’

A brawl between angry hoodie-clad fans broke out outside Leichhardt Oval earlier this week (pictured, the fans throwing flares at each other)

A brawl between offended hoodie-clad followers broke out exterior Leichhardt Oval earlier this week (pictured, the followers throwing flares at one another)

Footage of the offended hoodie-clad followers was shared on social media with viewers calling their behaviour ‘disgusting’.

‘Beyond disgusting… as a feminine who renews membership on her personal am I protected going to those video games alone?’ one particular person wrote.

‘What if I used to be strolling again to my automobile & received caught up on this? Especially with parking having to be so distant from grounds. Makes me severely assume.’

Another added: ‘Came down from the Central Coast with my two-year-old daughter and spouse to see the sport.

‘Walking out they threw a flare two metres away from us. Security had been watching or working away. Zero safety for households.

‘Thanks to the lads that protected us and rushed us within the stadium.’