Pitch Invasion

A pitch invasion or field invasion, known as rushing the field in the United States, occurs when an individual or crowd of people who are watching a sports game run onto the playing area to celebrate or protest about an incident. Pitch invasions may involve individual people or capacity crowds.

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Pitch Invasion - Rugby League
... After the final whistle Hull FC fans raided the pitch to congratulate their players however, it got out of control after drunk and drug-affected KR fans came onto the pitch, and damage ...
2008 Carlton Football Club Season - Notable Events
... in the 25th minute of the first quarter, sparking the traditional pitch invasion which delayed play for eight minutes ... a death threat from a man who claimed that he would stab Stevens during the pitch invasion which would follow Franklin's 100th goal Stevens had received death threats from the man previously, but this was the first ... Ground security surrounded Stevens during the pitch invasion, and the invasion passed without incident ...

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