The Toronto Arrows re-signed Andrew Ferguson (Arrow 9) for the 2022 Major League Rugby season, his fourth season with the team. The 29-years-old scrumhalf (30 in May) is 5’9″and weighs 200 lbs.
In 2021 he played 304 minutes in 8 matches, starting 3 times, and scored 14 points (2 tries and 2 conversions). He played in all five matches in 2020, starting three times.
Andrew’s career statistics with the team include 29 appearances (19 starts), in his three seasons with the club, which is the highest appearance total amongst backs in club history. He made 464 carry meters on 79 carries, 1,227 passes, 105 tackles (85.4% completion), 16 tackle breaks, 15 offloads, eight tries, seven linebreaks, and one breakdown steal. He’s also added 2,432 kicking meters and four conversions via the boot, bringing his point tally to 48.
Ferguson is from Mississauga, Ontario, and went to Lone Park Secondary School. After graduating, he attended McMaster University from 2009-2015, earning two Bachelors of Arts Degrees in Psychology and Economics.
While at Mcmaster University, he was OUA Rookie of the year in 2010, a four-time all-star, and was the OUA MVP in 2013, and made the National University Sevens Dream team in 2015.
Andrew Ferguson plays club rugby for the Oakville Crusaders and has been a provincial fixture at the Senior Men’s Ontario Blues since 2011 when he was 19. He won the Rugby Ontario Senior Provincial Player of the Year Award in 2015. He also has played in many Canadian Rugby Championships for the Blues.
Canada National Team
Andrew Ferguson was selected to Canada’s Under-20s National Team in both 2011 and 2012 and played in the World Rugby Under-20 Trophy tournaments both years.
He debuted for the Senior National team in 2016 against the U.S. on February 13 and the last of his 10 tests was against Russia on June 16, 2018, at Nepean.
He also played for Canada A in the Americas Pacific Challenge in 2017. He also played for Canada Selects against the then Ontario Arrows in May 2018.
Ferguson is a member of the Canada Senior Men’s National Team, but a biceps injury has precluded his inclusion in the November 2018 World Rugby repechage tests.
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