The Toronto Arrows re-signed Tayler Adams for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 26-year-old flyhalf (27 in Nov.) is 5’9″, 179 lbs. Arrow #44 can also play fullback and scrumhalf.
Tayler started all five matches in his first season with the club, ran for 166 carry meters, made 87 passes, and had 1,146 kicking meters. He also kicked for nine points in the abbreviated campaign, with three conversions and adding a penalty goal.
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 two matches 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.