Bairnsdale police have charged a 36-year-old man following an alleged assault at a local football match in Lindenow yesterday.
It is alleged a 19-year-old Paynesville man was struck on the field during the game at Henry Street about 3.40pm.
The teenager was taken to hospital where he remains with serious injuries.
A Bairnsdale man has been charged with one count of recklessly cause injury.
He has been bailed to appear at the Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court on 19 October.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report via www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.