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Trailing by 10 at the break, Toulouse Olympique reeled off 40 unanswered points in the second half on Saturday as the Toronto Wolfpack suffered a rare loss in a 46-16 setback in Betfred Championship rugby league play. It was the first defeat after five wins for new Wolfpack coach Brian McDermott, and just the ninth ever in competitive play for the transatlantic team (54-9-2) over its three seasons. Toronto’s last loss was the 4-2 defeat on Oct. 7 at the hands of the visiting London Broncos in the so-called “Million Pound Game,” the promotion showdown that ended the Wolfpack’s bid to climb into the Super League. Blake Wallace, Bob Beswick and Ricky Leutele scored tries for Toronto (5-1-0), which led 16-6 at the half. Gareth O’Brien added two conversions. Toronto lost forward Jake Emmitt to a concussion during the game. Toronto faces Batley Bulldogs next Sunday at Hull’s KCOM Craven Park.

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