A special meeting of Championship and League One clubs in Salford today has agreed for the Rugby Football League to continue investigating the feasibility of two separate bids for clubs in North America.
By Brian Lowe, Date: 4/3/19
Canada will host three fellow Americas teams at the inaugural Americas Nines Championship this May. Americas Championship stalwarts USA, Canada and Jamaica, along with Emerging Nations side Latin Heat will compete across nine matches and four hours of action.
Toronto Wolfpack will produce all of the team’s Betfred Championship games in both the UK and Canada in 2019 after announcing a broadcast agreement at today’s Rugby Football League (RFL) season launch in York, UK.
Toronto Wolfpack are delighted to confirm a ground-breaking new investment. The agreement, which was signed this week, delivers an additional $10 CAD Million of funding for the 2019 season the world’s first transatlantic professional sports team.
Toronto Wolfpack are delighted to confirm four-time Super League champion and two-time Challenge Cup winner Brian McDermott as the team’s new Head Coach. The appointment marks a huge statement of intent ahead of the new season as the Wolfpack strive to be bigger, better and stronger in challenging for promotion from the Betfred Championship in 2019.
A lucky fan will be accompanying Canada as they take their place at the 2018 Americas Championship, which will also act as qualifiers for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.
Brad Austin is set to become the first New Zealand-based heritage player to play for Canada Wolverines in the forthcoming 2018 Americas Championship, which will also act as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.
Toronto Wolfpack have laid out their intentions for all to see as they start preparations for the 2019 season, with the signing of six big names from the highest level of the sport.
By Brian Lowe, Date: 3/10/18
We will know this coming Canadian Thanksgiving weekend whether the Toronto Wolfpack will be playing in the English Super League in 2019, or if they will remain in the Championship.
By Brian Lowe in Winnipeg, Date: 15/9/18
As we reported in our original article in July there appears to be more common ground between rugby league and Canadian Football than one might expect.