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Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Bradford ice hockey player in court accused of breaking opponent's jaw during match brawl

Bradford ice hockey player in court accused of breaking opponent's jaw during match brawl

Bradford ice hockey player in court accused of breaking opponent's jaw during match brawl

AN ICE hockey player has appeared before magistrates to face a charge of breaking another player's jaw in a fight during a game at Bradford Ice Rink.
Bradford Bulldogs forward Macauley Stones today pleaded not guilty to wounding an opponent during a match on September 19 last year.
Stones, 19, of Wesley Avenue, Low Moor, Bradford, is accused of becoming involved in a brawl with Nottingham Lions forward Reece Glossop during the Bulldogs' 5-4 defeat, Bradford and Keighley Magistrates'Court was told.
Outlining the proceedings against Stones to magistrates, Niall Carlin, prosecuting, said: "There was a fight between the defendant and the complainant during the ice hockey match. There is evidence to suggest that fights are commonplace in ice hockey games.
"The complainant was not a particularly willing participant."
Mr Carlin added: "The defendant had no injuries. The complainant was punched to the face and hit even when on his knees."

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