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Gay rugby player left with fractured eye socket after brutal homophobic attack

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Gay rugby player Evan Somers was targeted and brutally beaten by a group of homophobic men in Dublin, Ireland. Content warning: This story may include topics that could make some readers feel uncomfortable.

According to a report from the Sunday Independent, the violent incident occurred during the early hours of 10 April. After attending The George, a local queer nightclub, Somers was met with homophobic abuse from a lone man while walking on Dame Street.

The interaction escalated when the unidentified individual began to punch him – which prompted a group of men to join in on the attack.

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