In a match between Greenacre Eagles and Padstow Hornets, in the Bankstown District Football Premier League in South West Sydney, a player, after being sent off, walked onto the pitch and viciously assaulted the referee.
The result, 5-1 in favor of the Hornets. Adam Abdullah, who had been ejected from the match, came down from the stands to enter the pitch and protest. However, the protest quickly escalated into a physical assault against referee Khoder Yaghi. The Greenacre Eagles have announced that the player has been parted ways with the team for the rest of the season. In addition, he will have to appear before a judge for personal injury.