The Toronto Arrows signed Josh Van Horne for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. Josh played four games for the Arrows in 2019 and is playing for the Brantford Harlequins this Summer. The team hopes to regain the McCormick Cup.
The 29-year-old, 6’5″, 255 lb. lock is from Hespeler, Ontario and is a firefighter for the City of Brantford.
Josh attended the Jacob Hespeler Secondary School from 2004-2009 and then went to the University of Guelph from 2009-2013, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Sociology. While at the university, he received the Academic Honours Award and played rugby there.
Josh played club rugby for the Brantford Harlequins and has been with the team since 2011 and on the Executive Committee since 2013. Josh played with the Ontario Arrows during their 2018 exhibition season and played for the Ontario Blues in 2018.
Josh is a key contributor for the set pieces for the Arrows and was a contributor for the Toronto Arrows in the team reaching the 2019 Major league Rugby semifinals. His twin brother Tom is also on the team.