Andrew Dixon scores three tries as Toronto Wolfpack dump Halifax RLFC 48-12
Toronto Wolfpack's Blake Wallace dives to score a try against Halifax RLFC during the Betfred Championship Round 8 match at Mbi Shay Stadium, Halifax, West Yorkshire, Eng., Sunday, March 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Toronto Wolfpack-Stephen Gaunt
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, March 25, 2019 11:00AM EDT
YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom - The Toronto Wolfpack defeated Halifax RLFC 48-12 on Sunday at MBi Shay Stadium to move back into first place in the second-tier Betfred Championship standings.
Toulouse had moved into top spot a day earlier with a win over Batley Bulldogs.
Halifax led Toronto 6-0 after 16 minutes before the Wolfpack (7-1-0) scored four unanswered tries to take a 22-6 lead into the half. Toronto scored five more tries in the second half en route to a comfortable road victory.
Andrew Dixon led the way with three tries while Blake Wallace and Matty Russell had two apiece. Jon Wilkin and Nick Rawsthorne had the others for the transatlantic rugby league team.
Ed Barber had the lone try for Halifax (4-4-0).