The Toronto Arrows re-signed Canada National Team prop Cole Keith for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. During 2019 he played 13 games, including the MLR semifinals. The 22-year-old is from Sussex, New Brunswick is 6’0″, and weighs 255 lbs.
Cole went to Sussex High School in New Brunswick and played for the Belleisle Rovers, the Under-16 and Under-18s Spruce, and for the Atlantic Rock provincial team.
In 2016 moved to Victoria, British Columbia and joined James Bay Athletic Club and became part of the Canadian Centralized Group. In 2016 he played for Canada’s Under-20s in the World Rugby Junior Trophy competition qualifier against the U.S. In 2017 and 2018 he played for Canada A in the Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Cole had his debut for the Senior National Team against Chile at Langford, British Columbia on Feruary11, 2017 in the Americas Rugby Championship. His last test match was against Tonga on August 8, 2019.
Cole has 14 caps and has started for Canada 4 times. He helped Canada win the 2019 Rugby World Cup Repechage, a round-robin competition with Kenya, Germany, Hong Kong, and Canada for the last remaining RWC 2019 spot. He also was selected for the final 2019 RWC roster for Japan.