Seattle Seawolves & Cam Polson
The Seattle Seawolves re-signed Cam Polson for the 2019 season. The 29-year-old firefighter and lock is 6’5″ and weighs 250 pounds. The Seawolves indicated that he was among the 2018 season team leaders in match minutes played and was a main cog in the set pieces, a team strength. They also commended his ability to retain possession, making him a valuable asset for 2019.
Polson was born in London, Ontario and moved with his family to Victoria, British Columbia when he was seven. His father was an avid rugby enthusiast and quickly involved his sons playing mini rugby with the Velox Valhallians RFC.
He began his collegiate career with the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario, playing for the Paladins before transferring to the University of Victoria in 2008. While there, the Vikes won the Las Vegas Invitational in rugby sevens in 2013 and the National University Sevens Championships in Langford, B.C. after a third-place finish in 2012. The Vikes also beat the Canada Under-20s National Team 17-13 in 2013.
Polson graduated in 2013 after majoring in Humanities and took two years off from rugby to recover from an injury.
In August 2017 he was able to satisfy a dream of playing for the British Columbia Bears as they became national champions at the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship defeating the undefeated Ontario Blues 34-31at Calgary Rugby Park.
In 2018, Cam played for Canada’s Senior National Team in the Americas Rugby Championship debuting as a reserve flanker against Brazil and then continuing against Argentina XV, and Chile.
Cam scored a try in his 2018 Major League debut and win against the San Diego Legion on April 22