EX-YORK Knights Marcus Stock, Sam Davis and Jacob Gannon are celebrating after earning promotion to the Betfred Super League with London Broncos.

The Broncos stunned favourites Toulouse Olympique in the Betfred Championship Grand Final this afternoon with a comeback 18-14 victory in the South of France.

That caps an outstanding end to the season for Mike Eccles' side, who thrashed third-placed Sheffield Eagles 42-0 at Olympic Legacy Park and then League Leaders' Shield winners Featherstone 36-26 at the Millennium Stadium in the Play-offs after finishing fifth.

York have come out on top in all three of the sides' meetings this season, both in the Championship and Betfred Challenge Cup.

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The Broncos made a nightmare start, a converted try from centre Mathieu Jussaume seeing their hosts break the deadlock with just three minutes played.

Joe Ralph doubled Toulouse's advantage as the half reached its midpoint, but London hit back in the 25th minute through Dean Whare after a lengthy check for offside.

Jake Shorrocks slotted over a penalty in the last action of the half, with Toulouse leading 14-4 at the interval.

They would be the last points scored by the hosts however, Alex Walker cutting the deficit before a late Iliess Macani double saw London complete the turnaround 14 minutes from time.

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Off the pitch, the Broncos cleaned up at last week's RFL Awards, Eccles edging out Knights boss Andrew Henderson to take home the Championship Coach of the Year, and Bill Leyland beating AJ Towse to the division's Young Player of the Year.

It's also been a strong season for Stock, who has scored five tries in 33 appearances in his debut year at London, earning him the club's Player's Player of the Season.

The prop forward made the move to the Capital last October, having scored 18 tries in 78 appearances during two spells with York, joining hooker Davis, who made his loan move to the Broncos permanent after making eight appearances for the Knights in 2022.

Gannon played twice for York on loan from Super League heavyweights Warrington Wolves in 2021.