Archive for the ‘Sports/Rugby’ Category

English rugby league player Archie Bruce found dead in hotel room

Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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An English rugby league club says one of its players has been found dead in his hotel room the day after a game in France. Batley Bulldogs announced the death of Archie Bruce on Sunday.

Former MLSE exec Bob Hunter takes over top Toronto Wolfpack job

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Former Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment executive Bob Hunter has been named chairman and interim CEO of the transatlantic rugby league team. He succeeds majority owner David Argyle, who gave up both jobs in early June after finding himself embroiled in a racism scandal.

Gareth O’Brien’s 3-try performance propels Wolfpack to 18th straight win

Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Gareth O'Brien had three tries and added five conversions as the Toronto Wolfpack routed the visiting York City Knights 56-6 in rugby league action Saturday.

Wolfpack erupt for 17 unanswered points in comeback win over Bulls

Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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The Toronto Wolfpack reeled off 17 unanswered points in the second half to run their winning streak to 17 games with a 25-20 comeback victory over the Bradford Bulls in rugby league play Sunday.

With regular-season title in hand, Wolfpack can nurse injuries and manage like Kawhi

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Now it is official. The Toronto Wolfpack is untouchable. The heavy lifting has been done and the mission accomplished. Others will scrap, battle and clamber to join the Wolfpack in the promotion playoffs, but none can surpass what has already been achieved. The Wolfpack are regular-season champions.

Watch Toronto Wolfpack vs. Bradford Bulls

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Watch as the Toronto Wolfpack take on the Bradford Bulls in a Betfred Championship league rugby match on Sunday at 10 a.m. ET.

Depleted Wolfpack clinch Betfred Championship with 16th straight win

Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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The Toronto Wolfpack clinched the regular-season title in the second-tier Betfred Championship on Sunday, running its rugby league win streak to 16 games with a hard-fought 24-19 comeback victory over the hometown Widnes Vikings.

Watch Toronto Wolfpack vs. Widnes Vikings

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Watch as the Toronto Wolfpack take on the Widnes Vikings in a Betfred Championship league rugby match on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET.

The Wolfpack’s quiet heartbeat, Josh McCrone looking to lead team to glory

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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The Toronto Wolfpack, led by veteran Josh McCrone, have only lost one game all season and are eyeing promotion to the Super League. Standing in their way? Playoff rugby. But first, Toronto needs to finish off their regular season, including games against Widnes and Bradford.

Canada’s rugby women bound for Rugby League World Cup

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Canada has been confirmed as one of eight women's teams in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. The other participants are host England, defending champion Australia, Brazil, the Cook Islands, France, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.