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Wolfpack top Featherstone Rovers in Betfred Championship clash

Ryan Brierley scored two tries and had three conversions as the Toronto Wolfpack topped the Featherstone Rovers 24-16 in a Betfred Championship clash on Friday.

Toronto moves past opponent into 2nd place

Ryan Brierley scored two tries and three conversions in the Toronto Wolfpack's 24-16 victory over the Featherstone Rovers. (@Touchlinepics/Twitter )

Ryan Brierley scored two tries and had three conversions as the Toronto Wolfpack (6-1-1) topped the Featherstone Rovers (6-2-0) 24-16 in a Betfred Championship clash on Friday.

Game Wrap: Wolfpack hold on to beat Featherstone Rovers

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The Wolfpack held off a late surge from the Rovers to win 24-16 and climb into 2nd place in the Betfred Championship Table 5:00

With the victory, the Wolfpack leapfrogged the Rovers and London Broncos into second place in the league table. Toronto sits just a point back of Toulouse Olympique XIII for first.

The Wolfpack led 16-4 at halftime on the strength of two tries from Richard Whiting and held on in the second half to preserve the win.

Captain Josh McCrone had the team's only other conversion.

Toronto resumes league action on Monday (8:30 a.m. ET) against Toulouse Olympique XIII in a battle of the league's top two teams.

All Wolfpack games can be streamed live at CBCSports.ca.

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