Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Wolfpack to Play London Broncos for Promotion in Million Pound Game

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Wolfpack to Play London Broncos for Promotion in Million Pound Game

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Wolfpack to play in Million Pound Game

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TORONTO - The Toronto Wolfpack will have to win promotion the hard way.

Thanks to Hull Kingston Rovers' 30-0 win over Widnes Vikings on Sunday in the final game of the Super 8s Qualifiers, the transatlantic rugby league team will host London Broncos next weekend in the so-called Million Pound Game with a Super League place on the line.

Sunday's result left Toronto, Salford, Leeds and Hull KR all on 10 points with 5-2-0 records in the promotion table. Salford (plus-143). Leeds (plus-79) and Hull KR (plus-35) finished ahead of Toronto (plus-18) on points difference to secure the three automatic playoff places.

Toronto finished fourth and London fifth at 4-3-0, meaning they will face off Oct. 7 at Lamport Stadium to see who joins them in the top-fight.

Had Hull KR lost, drawn or won with fewer that 13 points, Toronto would have secured automatic promotion. …

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