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Investigations launched into two separate footy incidents

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Tasmania Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged incident in the North West.

Ambulance Tasmania and local officers were called the West Park Football Oval in Burnie on May 21st, during the match between Penguin Two-Blues and Burnie Dockers.

The call was made after an incident occurred during a melee between players that occurred behind the play.

The player was treated on-field before being transported to the North-West Regional Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

The circumstances surrounding the player's injuries are now under investigation.

Police are asking anyone with video footage of the incident, or who saw what happened to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

You can remain anonymous.


On the West Coast, a Queensland man has suffered a suspected fractured jaw during an alleged altercation at the Queenstown Crows Football Club.

The 31-year-old was taken from the Mary Street clubrooms to the North West Regional Hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating the incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is urged to call Queenstown Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.