Archive for the ‘Sports/Rugby’ Category

Canadian women’s rugby team learns draw for 2021 World Cup

Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Canada's women, ranked third in the world, have been drawn in a pool with the U.S., Europe 1 and Asia 1 for the 2021 rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

With owner unable to pay bills, Toronto Wolfpack players, staff turn to GoFundMe for money

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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The financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack, a rugby league franchise without a home, have started a GoFundMe campaign to help players and staff who have not been paid since June 10.

Toronto Wolfpack remain in limbo after failed reinstatement to England’s top tier

Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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The Toronto Wolfpack have lost their bid for reinstatement into Super League next year. The decision was made by the other 11 Super League teams, the Rugby Football League and Super League chief executive Robert Elstone.

Potential Toronto Wolfpack owner willing to play 2021 season in United Kingdom

Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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The potential new owner of the Toronto Wolfpack, Carlo LiVolsi, has offered to play the 2021 season in the United Kingdom.

Financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack could learn fate as early as next week

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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It looks like the future of the Toronto Wolfpack could be decided as early as next week. The financially troubled transatlantic team faces a Friday deadline to file its response to questions from English rugby league authorities.

New Zealand rugby says it supports decision to nix Hamilton, Sydney events in 2021

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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New Zealand Rugby says its supports the decision to cancel the Hamilton and Sydney legs of the Sevens World Series in January because of uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wolfpack looking for new ownership with rugby club in limbo

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Majority owner David Argyle plans to step away from the Toronto Wolfpack with the transatlantic rugby league team, currently in limbo, entertaining new ownership offers.

Pair of World Rugby 7s events scrapped due to pandemic

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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World Rugby has scrapped the combined men's and women's events in Dubai and Cape Town, the first two rounds of next season's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, due to the global pandemic.

Toronto Wolfpack pull out of remainder of rugby’s Super League season

Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Toronto Wolfpack won't be taking the pitch when the Super League season resumes Aug. 2, citing "unexpected and overwhelming financial challenges" due to the global pandemic.

Super League working with Wolfpack over visa issue for imports

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Rugby league authorities say they are working with the Toronto Wolfpack to resolve a visa issue that could derail the transatlantic team's attempt to resume play in England this summer. The team is slated to resume Super League play on Aug. 2.