Canadian Wolves Set to Enter Europe in 2017


Toronto flying across the Atlantic just to play rugby

Rahman Mohamed

toronto-wolfpack-logoToday the top news in Canada: Toronto FC in the MLS final, the first time a Canadian team has won the Eastern Final and will play in the Championship.  It’s a fact.  There are rumours that Montreal will be re-entering the MLB and Vancouver is set to re-join NBA.  Today Toronto is the only Canadian city with a team in MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS; next year there’s going to be another Toronto: Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto FC will be sitting next to Toronto Wolfpack, the first transatlantic sports team, aka the first sports team that crosses the Atlantic just to play in a league – the RFL (Rugby Football League).

Just south of Queen St, between Bay St. and Dufferin St, Lamport Stadium, The Den, will join BMO Field, Air Canada Centre and Roger’s Centre as home ground for a Toronto team.  Rugby is in the vocabulary of many Torontonians but what’s missing?  The Laws

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Rooting for the Rival: Uniting or Divider?

Cheering for the Rival: The death sentence that unites
Rahman Mohamed

Sports, it’s one of the few things that forces geographies to push apart their political differences as they combat for the championship.  But whether it’s in an inter-school sports league or at in an international league, the one thing that will always be present is: the rivalry.  And there’s proof today in the final.

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The Ball From Beyond

Brazil’s football team out of the flight for the World Cup.  But was it because of their feet or the Ball?
Rahman Mohamed

As Brazil battled Germany today for a spot in the final, people around the world were watching the ball, wondering where it would fly.  Halfway through the first half Germany took the lead 5-nil and scored 2 in the second to end the game 7-1.  Germans say it was because of the talent of their players.  Brazilians say because Neymar was out with fractured vertebra and their captain was suspended for receiving two yellow cards in two games.  But there are rumours circulating that it was all because of the ball.

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