Toronto Arrows Sign Canada Scrumhalf Jamie Mackenzie

Toronto Arrows & Jamie Mackenzie

The Toronto Arrows signed Canada scrumhalf Jamie Mackenzie for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. The 29-year-old, 5’9″, 194-pound halfback is from Oakville, Ontario.

Jamie started playing rugby at Appleby College and graduated in 2007. He then attended the University of Victoria from 2007-2013, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. He also attended the Harvard University Busines School in 2015 and the University of British Columbia in 2016, where he worked on a Diploma in Urban Land Economics.

In addition to playing rugby for the UVics, he has played for Esher Rugby Club from 2010-2012, making 20 appearances for the club and also playing in the British & Irish Cup.

Jamie has also played for the Ontario Blues in the Canadian Rugby Championship.

Jamie will contend to play scrumhalf for the Toronto Arrows in 2019.

Jamie Mackenzie and Canada National Team

Jamie debuted for Canada on November 6, 2010, against Belgium. He has 13 caps, starting 3 times. His last test was against Hong Kong on November 23, 2018, helping the team qualify for the 2019Rugby World Cup.

Jamie also played for Canada A in the 2018 Americas Pacific Challenge.

Jamie was selected for the 2011 Rugby World Cup but did not play. In 2015, he also represented Canada in the Rugby World Cup along with his brother Phil. In 2019 he could have another chance to represent Canada in another RWC in Japan.

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