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It was 15 minutes before referee Phil Bentham, under the apparently more relaxed approach to these games, blew for the first penalty but he had his hands full trying to keep tempers in check.
Action was halted on more than half a dozen occasion as game officials struggled to keep tempers from flaring and numerous scuffles from escalating into graver confrontations.
Sources said officials are working closely with clerics of both sects and making efforts to keep tempers down.