A 20-year-old Banbridge man pleaded guilty to a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm when he appeared last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry.
He was Alfie Waring, with an address given as Ashley Gardens, Banbridge.
The offence happened on September 24 last year.
The court heard the injured party suffered broken ribs and bruising to his face and eye socket in the alleged incident.
The case was adjourned until May 14 to allow a pre-sentence report to be obtained.