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Gardai investigating assault on soccer referee in Horseleap | Buzz.ie

Gardai are investigating an assault on a referee in the Midlands that left him hospitalised.  The assault was carried out at a soccer match in Horseleap.

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Gardai investigating after referee allegedly attacked after soccer match

Gardai are investigating after a referee was allegedly assaulted following an adult soccer match.

Gardaí investigating assault on soccer referee

Gardaí are investigating an assault on a referee in the Midlands which left him in hospital.