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Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts

There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.

IRELAND AND FINLAND’S Under-15 footballers are currently embroiled in a best of three ‘friendly’ battle.

The Irish youths won the first match 1-0 but were blindsided by some tough-tackling Finns out in Swords.

Check out these eye-opening pictures from the teams’ latest encounter [Warning: Contains airborne teenagers]:

BANG! Gareth Doherty feels the Finnish force.

WHACK! Louis Dunne goes for a ride.

Hows about a little protection ref?

THWACK! Another bowl of studs soup for Dunne.

I’m a reasonable chap ref but this is getting ridiculous.

‘Pick on someone your own…’

End result: The Finns won 3-0.

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