Teen to face court over Ballarat Football League assault

A YOUNG man charged over an on-field football assault which left an East Point player in hospital with a broken jaw, will face court in August.

Bryce Pinder, 18, of Bacchus Marsh, appeared briefly in Ballarat Magistrates Court on Monday.

Pinder is charged with recklessly causing serious injury, recklessly causing injury and unlawful assault following the off-ball incident which occurred during an under-18.5 game at East Point's home ground in June.

Pinder entered no plea on Monday and his matter was adjourned to August 25 for further mention.