Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Wolfpack Assured of at Least a Super League Promotion Playoff Game

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Wolfpack Assured of at Least a Super League Promotion Playoff Game

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Wolfpack get promotion helping hand

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TORONTO - The Toronto Wolfpack's Super League promotion hopes got an assist Thursday from Salford.

The Red Devils defeated Toulouse Olympique 44-10 to ensure that Toronto can finish no lower than fifth in the final Super 8s Qualifiers rugby league standings. That means the Wolfpack, at the very least, will be in a promotion playoff.

The Super 8s Qualifiers group the bottom four teams in the elite Super League (Leeds Rhinos, Hull Kingston Rovers, Salford and Widnes Vikings) with the top four in the second-tier Betfred Championship (Toronto, London Broncos, Toulouse and Halifax RLFC).

The top three in the standings secure automatic places in the Super League while No. 4 faces No. 5 in the so-called Million Pound Game on Oct. 7 to see who joins them. …

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