Wolfpack extend winning ways in home opener against Lions

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After a close to good file on a four-month street journey, the Toronto Wolfpack proved they’ll additionally win on home turf with a 62-14 victory over the Swinton Lions on Saturday.

Liam Kay had a hat trick and Gareth O’Brien scored twice, because the Toronto Wolfpack beat the Swinton Lions RLFC 62-14 in their home opener. 5:16

Liam Kay scored a hat trick because the Wolfpack gained in resounding vogue in their home opener at Fletcher’s Fields, simply north of the town, and held onto the highest spot of the second-tier Betfred Championship with a file of 11-1-1. Toronto has not misplaced since a 47-16 defeat Feb. 25 against the London Broncos.

The Wolfpack have spent your complete season so far in Europe due to the set up of a brand new synthetic floor at their typical home discipline at Toronto’s Lamport Stadium. They head again to England for 3 extra video games whereas renovations are wrapped up and can then have an eight-game home stand starting on June 9.

The Lions opened the scored with a penalty conversion from Chris Hankinson, however the Wolfpack responded quickly after as Kay acquired his first attempt on a move by Bob Beswick.

Toronto’s Chase Stanley scored to push the result in 10-2 solely to have Swinton’s Ben Austin minimize it to 10-Eight with a attempt of his personal.

However Swinton by no means acquired any nearer as Kay had one other two tries, Gareth O’Brien additionally scored twice and Adam Higson, Nick Rawsthorne, Adam Sidlow, Blake Wallace, Andrew Dixon and Olsi Krasniqi piled on with tries.

Mike Butt added one other attempt for the Lions.

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