Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Wolfpack Remain Undefeated in League 1 with Tough 40-22 Win over Newcastle

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Wolfpack Remain Undefeated in League 1 with Tough 40-22 Win over Newcastle

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Wolfpack beat Newcastle in rugby league

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NEWCASTLE, England - The Toronto Wolfpack remained undefeated in their inaugural rugby league season after coming away with a 40-22 road win over the Newcastle Thunder on Friday.

The Wolfpack improved to 7-0, good for a tie for top spot in the Kingstone Press League 1 standings, but were given a robust challenge from the Thunder. Toronto led 28-4 at halftime, but the Thunder made a game of it by outscoring the Wolfpack 18-12 a spirited second-half performance.

Toronto had outscored its opponents 372-49 over its first six games of the season and was coming off a 62-12 win over Oxford RLFC last Saturday in its home opener at Toronto's Lamport Stadium.

Perhaps the flight back to England took a toll on the Wolfpack, who clearly looked fatigued in the second half. …

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