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Toronto Wolfpack open Super 8s qualifiers with win over Halifax RLFC

Sunday, August 12th, 2018
Toronto Wolfpack

Andy Ackers and Andrew Dixon had a try each as the Toronto Wolfpack kicked off the Super 8s qualifiers with a 14-0 win over Halifax RLFC on Sunday. Gaz O'Brien supplied the rest of the points with a penalty and two conversions.

Wolfpack begin push for top-tier status less than 2 years after debut

Friday, August 10th, 2018

It has been just 525 days since the Toronto Wolfpack debuted in the third tier of English rugby league. With the Wolfpack bottom line now standing at 40-3-2, the transatlantic team is potentially seven games away from securing promotion to the top-flight Super League.

Rugby Canada reorganizes player pool to emphasize 15s game

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Rugby Canada is reorganizing its resources, opting for one centralized pool of men's players rather than having separate 15s and sevens training squads.

Wolfpack eye 1st victory vs. Super League squads

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

?The Toronto Wolfpack will open and close the playoffs on the road, hosting Super League sides Widnes and Hull Kingston Rovers. They are 0-2 over the last two years against Super League opposition and open the Super 8s Qualifiers on Aug. 12.

Wolfpack suffer 1st-ever home loss at hands of Featherstone Rovers

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Featherstone Rovers defeated the Wolfpack 30-12 in their regular-season finale Saturday, handing Toronto its first-ever home loss and snapping its 18-match winning streak in Betfred Championship rugby league play.

Playoff-bound Toronto Wolfpack look to close out season with a win

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Road trips that require one-way travel of some 5,500 kilometres are hard enough at the best of times. Pulling them off on short notice is even more demanding. Which may explain Toronto Wolfpack coach Paul Rowley's somewhat grumpy mood as he awaits his rugby league team's playoff schedule.

Watch the Toronto Wolfpack vs. Featherstone Rovers

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Watch live as the Toronto Wolfpack host the Featherstone Rovers in a Betfred Championship league match on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Rugby’s successful San Francisco weekend comes to a close

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

It was as much a competition as it was an exhibition. The battles on the pitch at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens were intense, but the unconventionally cordial enthusiasm of the crowd highlighted the best aspects of the sport.

Canadian men stumble in Rugby World Cup Sevens consolation play

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
Rugby Sevens Hammond

The Canadian men's rugby sevens team couldn't muster enough offence against Australia, losing 19-7 in the Challenge Trophy consolation semifinals at the Rugby World Cup Sevens on Sunday.

World Cup showcases Canadian rugby’s potential — and its challenges

Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Rugby World Cup Sevens Canada

The Rugby World Cup Sevens is undoubtedly a massive platform for the game, but several key members of the Canadian rugby community know that there are significant challenges facing the sport in their country.