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  • Wolfpack Fly With Air Transat

    Air Transat and The Toronto Wolfpack have announced a three year sponsorship agreement which will see Air Transat become the Toronto Wolfpack's official airline partner, with the airline providing round trip flights for all visiting clubs and additional flights as needed each season. Air Transat will feature on the front and back of the Toronto Wolfpack home and away kits. The partnership will also see signage at both Manchester Airport and at the Lamport Stadium in Toronto, along with advertise...

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  • USA & Canada To Host RLWC 2025

    Following the recommendation of the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) board to conditionally award the 2025 Rugby League World Cup to North America three weeks ago, the RLIF Congress have endorsed the board's recommendation at their AGM in Liverpool last week. RLIF chairman Nigel Wood commented: "The award of the 2025 World Cup to North America is a historic moment in the global development of Rugby League. The USA and Canada provides world class stadia allied to a significant multi-c...

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  • Women's Sevens Host Cities Announced

    The International Rugby Board (IRB) has confirmed that Canada and England are the latest countries to join the list of Women's Sevens World Series hosts. The Westhillls Stadium in Langford, British Columbia and both The Stoop and Twickenham Stadium in London will host rounds four and five respectively of the six-round series. Following the format of the last two seasons, the 2014/15 series will kick off in Dubai in December alongside the men’s series, before heading to São Paulo in Brazil, ju...

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  • RLIF Reviews International Eligibility

    At the RLIF board meeting held on May 10, it was decided that an immediate review of the international eligibility rules would be conducted. RLIF chairman Nigel Wood commented: "The board received a report from the chief executive concerning the eligibility rules and the RLIF regulations for international football. The board determined that an immediate review of eligibility rules should be conducted by David Collier, the chief executive of the RLIF, and Andrew Hill, the secretary of the RLIF....

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  • Canada-Based Team Seek To Join Championship One

    The Rugby Football League has received an application from Rugby League Canada to enter a team based in Toronto into the Kingstone Press League One competition from the 2016 season. Their proposal, which includes an offer to sponsor the competition as a whole, was put forward at a meeting of Championship clubs in Leeds last Wednesday. An RFL spokesman said: "We have received an application from a Canadian consortium to enter a team into League 1 [the current Championship 1] in the 2016 season. "...

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  • Wolfpack Team Up With CBC Sports For Digital Broadcasts

    The Toronto Wolfpack have confirmed that CBC Sports will be their digital broadcast partner, showing all of the team’s league matches for the 2017 season. All matches will be available live and on demand at cbcsports.ca as well as on the CBC Sports app within Canada. Toronto Wolfpack CEO Eric Perez had this to say on the announcement: “We are excited to have Canada’s national public broadcaster aboard for our inaugural season. The future of television includes online content and CBC Sports...

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  • Wolfpack Ensure Home Exposure With Game TV

    Toronto Wolfpack have ensured national exposure at home with all their Kingstone Press League 1 matches now to be broadcast in Canada on Game TV, a cable channel that is available in more than nine million homes in the country. Toronto struck a deal in November with subscription channel Premier Sports for all their league matches to be shown live in the UK and last week announced a similar deal with GameTV. Wolfpack chief executive Eric Perez said: "This will allow millions of Canadian household...

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  • World Cup Organisers Set Out Plan For England 2021

    The organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England have pledged to make it the biggest and best yet, and will feature 16 teams for the first time. With three months still to go ahead of the 2017 edition in Australia, New Zealand and PNG, the Rugby Football League has given itself the longest ever lead-in time to develop the World Cup tournament. "We're getting in early, meeting the decision-makers of this region, the decision-makers of Leeds and Yorkshire and the decision-makers of Lon...

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  • Tourism Ireland Exploit Women's RWC

    Tourism Ireland has announced details of its new promotional campaign to leverage the tourism benefits of the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup. Tourism Ireland are looking to leverage the tourism benefits of the Women’s Rugby World Cup over the coming weeks – spreading the word through its promotions around the world in key rugby-loving countries, including Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, France, Japan, Canada and the United States. In France, Tourism Ireland will partner with Midi...

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  • Vancouver Sevens Bid Gathers Pace

    Following the announcement that 17 nations have submitted tender documents to host a round of the Sevens World Series in 2015/16, speculation is mounting that Canada’s bid to host a leg of the tournament in Vancouver could be successful. In a blog post by Patrick Johnston for The Province website, the virtues of Canada’s bid are extolled via the suggestion that the International Rugby Board (IRB) are significant impressed by the city of Vancouver, having hosted its council and executive meet...

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