Local Footy Game Called Off After Bad Injury

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Local Footy Game Called Off After Bad Injury

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A game in Melbourne’s Northern Football League was abandoned today after a player was badly injured.

Heidelberg West were comfortably leading late Mernda in the third quarter of their Division 3 clash when one of their players was badly injured in a marking contest.

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The injury was severe enough that an ambulance had to be called.

The umpires took the decision to call the match off at 3/4 time, awarding the win to West Heidelberg.

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They led Mernda 14.9 (93) to 4.2 (26) at the time, having kicked the first nine goals of the day.

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