Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Wolfpack Players Face Discipline after Fight-Filled Home Debut

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Wolfpack Players Face Discipline after Fight-Filled Home Debut

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Toronto Wolfpack players face discipline

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TORONTO - Four players from the Toronto Wolfpack and one from Oxford RLFC have been charged with offences ranging from punching to head-butting arising from last Saturday's fight-filled home opener in Toronto.

Rugby league offences are divided into six grades, with A the lowest level and F the most serious.

Toronto prop Jake Emmitt, one of three players sent off during the Wolfpack's 62-12 win at Lamport Stadium, faces the stiffest penalty if found guilty. He is charged with a Grade C punching offence which carries a ban of two to three games.

Emmitt was yellow-carded late in the game, taking his time to leave the field. He then threw several punches at an Oxford player who gave him an earful as he walked off and the fight was on. …

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