May 17, 2017 – Toronto – Sports fans worldwide are set to get an in-depth look at the birth of North America’s first trans-Atlantic professional sports team – the Toronto Wolfpack of the UK’s 120-year old Rugby Football League (RFL) – as “Last Tackle – Inside the Toronto Wolfpack”premiers Wed., May 17th, on Eleven Sports to 50 Million households in the U.S.
U.S. Television Broadcast – air dates on Eleven Sports:
• May 17 - 6 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. (EST)• Multiple airings on subsequent days – see your local programme guide.
Global Live Premier – RFL’s Super League Magic Weekend Sunday, May 21st, at 12:00 (GMT) at St. James Park (Capacity 40,000) in Newcastle, UK.
Global Digital Release – Internet viewers may also see the show aired immediately following the live broadcast of the Barrow vs. Wolfpack on Sportsbible via facebook on Saturday, May 20th.
“Last Tackle – Inside the Toronto Wolfpack” will also be available online at www.LastTackle.TV after May 2o.
An original ‘docu-follow’ series, Last Tackle – Inside the Toronto Wolfpack cameras take viewers on an unprecedented journey through the development of a pro sports team.
Last Tackle is produced by former rugby players and is designed to broaden the global audience and introduce new players and fans to the unique and inclusive culture of rugby.
Last Tackle CEO, Adam Fogerty: “All of us want to give back something to this great game and to recognize the tremendous support we’ve received from all; the RFL, the teams that voted us in, the cities of Manchester and Toronto– this is important to us!”