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It Took Just 35 Seconds For A Mass Brawl To Break Out In French Rugby Derby

It Took Just 35 Seconds For A Mass Brawl To Break Out In French Rugby Derby
By Conor O'Leary
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In case you weren't aware, the Pro D2 in France (aka the second division), is home of some of the biggest fights in sport. So, in some way we probably should have expected that when bitter rivals Bayonne travelled the short 5 km trip to face Biarritz that it would be physical.

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In fact, it took just 35 seconds for the two teams to descend into a mass brawl before the referees somehow managed to calm things down.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifYFsvi3DsQ

The result of all that? Just TWO yellow cards for Australian Rod Davies and Martin Laveau.

Only in France

See Also: No Sport Does Fighting Quite Like Lower Division French Rugby

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