Toronto Arrows Sign Canada Wing Kainoa Lloyd

Toronto Arrows & Kainoa Lloyd

The Toronto Arrows signed Canada wing Kainoa Lloyd for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old athlete is 5’11”, and weighs 205 pounds.

Lloyd is from Mississauga, Ontario and played for the Mississauga Blues. He attended Streetsville High School and Queens University. He was an OUA All-Star in 2014 and again in 2017.

He played Provincial rugby for the Ontario Blues in several Canadian Rugby Championships.

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

Kainoa made his Senior Men’s National Team debut for Canada against Uruguay at Punte del Este on February 2017 and his last test was against the U.S. on June 23, 2018, at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has 7 caps, starting 3 times and has scored 1 try.

Kainoa is currently traveling with the national team again and played for Canada against Coventry after resting the first match against Oxford University in England. The team is currently in France for World Rugby Repechage matches against Kenya, Germany, and Hong Kong. The winner of the Repechage will secure the final spot at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Following the November Repechage/tests, he will return to Toronto and prepare for the 2019 Major League Rugby season with the Toronto Arrows.

Lloyd also played for the Arrows during the 2018MLR exhibition season.

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