The white man was filmed grabbing a black Kearsney College prop from behind, before players intervened.
A mass brawl ensued as more players joined in and the man, who is understood to be a parent of one of the Northwood High players, was restrained by other parents, players and spectators.
It appears the man first approached the referee – who can be seen walking away from him – in anger at the referee’s on-field decisions which resulted in defeat for his son’s team.
Ban for the embarrassing parent?
Truly disgraceful scenes. Hopefully a ban results for the parent who not only embarrassed himself and his child, but the school as well.
The parent, as well as ALL parents of pupils playing all sport, should never forget the following words: