The Toronto Arrows signed Tayler Adams for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The 25-year-old (26 in Nov.) is 5’9″, 179 lbs, and plays scrumhalf, flyhalf, and fullback.
Tayler is from Auckland, New Zealand and currently lives in Sydney, Australia, where he moved to in 2015. He attended Kelston Boys High School in New Zealand, graduating in 2011. He then attended the Southern Institute of Technology.
He represented New Zealand in 2013, playing rugby for the Under-20s in the IRB Junior World Championship in France. From 2012-14 he played for Southland in the ITM Cup and in 2015 played for the Greater Sydney Rams in the National Rugby Championship. From 2016-2017 he played for the NSW Country Eagles and in 2018 returned to play with Southland. He also played with the Super Rugby Melbourne Rebels in 2018, making two appearances. He also played with Eastwood in the Shute Shield.
In 2017 he was the Shute Shield Player of the Year and also won the Ken Catchpole Medal as the leading points scorer.
Tayler now joins the Toronto Arrows in Major League Rugby for the 2020 season.