Though the sight of dead kangaroos by the roadside is not uncommon in New South Wales state -where about 90 percent of car crashes are caused by collisions with the animals - the scale and allegedly intentional nature of the incident shocked locals.
The Women's Premier League match was interrupted for over 30 minutes as players and officials tried to drive the unexpected pitch invader away by kicking balls at him with little impact.
The plan has sparked a debate with wildlife groups criticising the decision over fears that the mass killing of Australia's national animal could rapidly reduce their numbers.
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