Honeymoon over for Wolfpack and fans

Rugby League’s Championship season is just around the corner and many in Toronto were excitedly waiting to see how well the Wolfpack would perform in their second season. It has been and up and down offseason for the fans as the romance continued with some new signings, but also hit some lows with news that some players chose to leave. Their excitement turned to anxiousness and now their anxiousness to bewilderment as the fans were stunned by the team’s following announcement: Continue reading “Honeymoon over for Wolfpack and fans”

Wolfpack enjoy different kind of home advantage

For those familiar with my last article No Place Like Home, I know you were thinking that I must have messed up. How could I possibly talk about Toronto being a difficult city for opponents of the Raptors, the Leafs and TFC to play and not once mention Toronto Wolfpack’s opposition from across the pond. The other League One teams didn’t fare very well when they visited here did they? That my dear friends is quite the understatement. Continue reading “Wolfpack enjoy different kind of home advantage”

Rugby League overcomes detractors

For a journey and a goal that was season long, it took just 9 minutes of magic from Blake Wallace to give all Toronto Wolfpack players and fans the opportunity to breathe a sigh of relief and enjoy their promotion to the Championship League. The 26-2 victory over 2nd place Barrow Raiders was the final obstacle as they are now crowned Champions of Kingstone Press League One. The jump in Tier will no doubt bring stiffer competition and tougher challenges next year but there is plenty of time to discuss that later. For now let’s enjoy this moment because it’s not too often a team from Toronto can celebrate any Championship victory and for a sport to have found a new place to grow.

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