Ryan Brierley’s overdue second-half penalty kick earned the Toronto Wolfpack an 18-17 second-tier Betfred Championship rugby win over the Rochdale Hornets on Friday.
Brierley’s kick on the 73-minute mark gave Toronto its first lead in the sport. Following Brierley’s kick, Rochdale (1-Four-Zero) used to be unsuccessful on a drop purpose strive on the 78-minute mark and lengthy penalty two minutes later.
Liam Kay, Josh McCrone and Reni Maitua had tries for Toronto (Five-1-1). Brierley additionally registered two conversions.
Toronto rallied from a 16-6 second-half deficit, pulling even 16-16 on Maitua’s take a look at on the 65-minute mark because the conversion used to be unsuccessful. The Hornets went forward 17-16 with a drop purpose 4 minutes later.
That arrange Brierley’s game-winning penalty.
Toronto resumes league motion subsequent Friday, going through the Featherstone Rovers.