Toronto Arrows Sign Canada Scrumhalf Andrew Ferguson

Toronto Arrows & Andrew Ferguson

The Toronto Arrows signed Canada scrumhalf Andrew Ferguson for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. He is 26-years-old, 5’9″, and weighs 190 pounds.

Ferguson is from Mississauga, Ontario and went to Lone Park Secondary School. After graduating, he attended McMaster University from 2009-2015, earning two Bachelors of Arts Degrees in Psychology and in Economics.

While at Mcmaster University, he was OUA Rookie of the year in 2010, a four-time all-star, and was the OUA MVP in 2013, and made the National University Sevens Dream team in 2015.

Andrew Ferguson plays club rugby for the Oakville Crusaders, and have been a provincial fixture at for the Senior Men’s Ontario Blues since 2011 when he was 19.  He won the Rugby Ontario Senior Provincial Player of the Year Award in 2015. He also has played in many Canadian Rugby Championships for the Blues.

Canada National Team

Andrew Ferguson was selected to Canada’s Under-20s National Team in both 2011 and in 2012.

He debuted for the Senior National team in 2016 against the U.S. on February 13 and his last test was against Russia on June 16, 2018, at Nepean. He has played in 11 international matches with Canada, 10 of them, international tests, with him starting twice.

He also played for Canada A in the Americas Pacific Challenge in 2017. He also played for Canada Selects against the then Ontario Arrows in May 2018.

Ferguson is a member of the Canada Senior Men’s National Team, but a biceps injury has precluded his inclusion in the November 2018  World Rugby repechage tests.

Professional Rugby

The 2019 rugby season will be a special one for Andrew Ferguson. He is among the first 12 players that have been announced as joining the Toronto Arrows for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. Scrumhalf is a key team position and excellent leadership skills are needed. This is where he can draw on international, provincial, and club experience and help the team get off to a fast start when the season opens in January.

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