Making sense of Toronto’s salary cap spend

Toronto’s aggressive capture of players has at times felt like a never-ending pursuit of big-name, high-profile stars from around the globe. Certainly, their mid-season recruitment has been one of the most active on record, on a similar scale to Leigh when they earned promotion to Super League in 2016. Just like the Leythers back then, Toronto’s spending has come into…

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Chester calls for “urgent” meeting with officials regarding obstruction rule

Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester has called for an urgent meeting between Super League coaches and match officials to fix up the confusion surrounding the obstruction rule. The competition’s 12 coaches are due to meet next month for a regular briefing on issues in the game – which will inevitably include obstruction, given the controversy and lack of clarity concerning…

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Leigh’s top four assault shows no sign of slowing down – but big month awaits

Roll the clocks back a little less than two months and Leigh Centurions were a club in crisis. A heavy defeat to Halifax had left their season in tatters. An unfathomable five defeats from six games had left the Centurions seven points adrift of the top four before they’d even got going. Hopes of an instant return to Super League,…

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