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Traumatised mum says Souths supporters were so VILE to Cowboys fans her family had to leave the game

Traumatised mum says Souths supporters were so ‘disgusting’ to Cowboys fans that her young son hid the North Queensland logo on his jacket out of FEAR and her family were forced to leave match early

  • The South Sydney Rabbitohs beat the North Queensland Cowboys 20-10
  • Crucial victory and ensured Souths will be playing finals footy in 2022
  • A North Queensland family went to Accor Stadium to cheer on their team
  • They were forced to leave early ‘because of abuse from Rabbitohs fans’ 
  • Have lodged a complaint the with the NRL over Souths supporters’ behaviour 

A North Queensland family has made an official complaint to the NRL after they were forced to leave Accor Stadium early because of alleged abuse from South Sydney supporters.

The family recently re-located to Sydney and went to the Saturday night blockbuster between the Rabbitohs and the Cowboys at the Homebush venue.

It was their first time attending a Souths match at Accor Stadium and mother Cindy said they were left stunned by the abusive behaviour and language from the crowd.

Cindy (left) posted this image of her family together with her startling statement about abuse they allegedly suffered from Souths fans on Saturday night 

Souths star Latrell Mitchell points to the crowd after a try was scored against the Cowboys

Souths star Latrell Mitchell points to the crowd after a try was scored against the Cowboys

It ultimately meant they were forced to leave during the first half, with her 10-year-old son hiding the Cowboys logo on his jacket because he feared for his safety.

‘We will never attend another game against [the] Rabbitohs,’ she posted in a North Queensland Cowboys supporters group on social media.

‘We totally get passion – we are NQlders – but the filth, language, lude actions and the words that flew out of South’s mouths towards not only [toward] the visiting Cowboys, [but] Cowboys supporters and [referee Gerard] Sutton.

‘[They had no] regard to families in attendance, even their own.

‘[It] was something that even gobsmacked our 7 and 10 year olds to the point they wanted to leave 20mins into the first half.

‘It was absolutely disgusting that it really dampened what was such a lead up to an exciting experience.

‘We may be from the North but I can say hand on heart, we’ve never treated any visiting team to the reception we experienced first hand last night that our lads experienced. It was nothing but disgusting.

Cowboys fans were disgusted to read about the experience the Bogan family had at the footy

Cowboys fans were disgusted to read about the experience the Bogan family had at the footy

Mrs Bogan said the moment her eldest son felt he had to hide the fact that he was a Cowboys supporters was the final straw. 

‘It was nothing short of disgusting. When a 10 year old who absolutely LOVES his Cowboys feels for his own ‘protection’ on a mental note that he needed to cover up his NQ Cowboys emblem on his jacket and walked out of the stadium with such a look of sadness, not on the loss but on the peoples actions and words – that is when it is taken too far,’ she said.

Hess is sent to the sin bin for a tackle gone wrong against Campbell Graham on Saturday

Hess is sent to the sin bin for a tackle gone wrong against Campbell Graham on Saturday

Mrs Bogan said the family had reported the incident to the NRL, but she is not expecting any action to be taken.  

‘Complaint emailed this morning directly to the NRL. I highly doubt anything will come of it but my piece has now been said,’ she said.

South Sydney will continue to call Accor Stadium home after a bid to re-locate to the new Allianz Stadium fell through.

The Rabbitohs beat the Cowboys 20-10 to ensure their finals spot after the visitors were reduced to 11 men on the field with Coen Hess and Kyle Feldt in the sin bin.

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