A PITCH INVADER stops a large try-scoring alternative for Wales’ Liam Williams… calling into query the safety at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium
- Within the 63rd minute a person wearing black entered the sphere on the left wing
- Welsh wing Liam Williams needed to hurdle him as he ran for the attempt line
- The trespasser was rapidly tackled by a steward and he was booed by the gang
- The incident calls into query the safety at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium
A pitch invader disrupted a key Wales assault throughout their five-point defeat to South Africa, calling into query the safety at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.
Within the 63rd minute a person wearing black entered the sphere on the left wing and was tackled to the bottom, with Welsh wing Liam Williams having to hurdle him as he ran for the road.
It’s the second time in consecutive weeks somebody has rushed onto the sphere in Cardiff – after a prankster ‘Jarvo 69’ joined the New Zealand staff throughout their anthems seven days beforehand.
LIam Williams had a transparent try-scoring alternative scuppered by a pitch invader in Cardiff
The pitch invader stopped Williams working freely onto the ball and South Africa recovered
He was dragged off the pitch by stewards as Wales’ Josh Adams appeared on in disbelief
This time the trespasser was rapidly tackled by a steward, and followers threw pints of beer at him as he was bundled away.
Principality Stadium supervisor Mark Williams stated in a press release after: ‘We condemn one of these behaviour within the strongest doable phrases. He was intercepted and instantly escorted from the stadium and handed over to South Wales Police.’
Wales boss Wayne Pivac commented: ‘You don’t need to see that within the recreation. It’s very disappointing that occurred, however nothing the officers might do about that.’
Requested if Wales may need scored from the transfer the person disrupted, Pivad added: ‘I don’t know. On the time, I believed “right here we go”. We had a one-man benefit. I haven’t had an opportunity to talk to the gamers.
The invader was booed and had beer thrown at him as he was ejected from the stadium
‘They could have been distracted however there wasn’t way more the officers might have finished. They’ve obtained to take care of that the way in which they did.’
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi stated: ‘There was nothing we might have finished. Each groups reacted to the state of affairs.
‘You simply see somebody getting tackled. I believed it was effectively taken care of by the stadium workers.’