The Toronto Arrows re-signed Ronan Foley for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old flanker/No.8 is 6’3″ and 230 lbs.
Ronan played 222 minutes in 4 matches, starting 3, after joining the Arrows late in the 2021 season as cover for the loss of players for internationals. He made 27 tackles (90% completion), 129 carry meters on 21 carries, 47 ruck arrivals, four tackle-breaks, four lineout takes, and a breakdown steal.
Ronan played rugby for St. Mary’s in 2016 before attending University College Dublin. He initially played for the team’s U20s, but a year later joined the senior side. He was the Club Player of the Season and Players’ Player of the Season in 2017-2018 and was the team’s captain in the All-Ireland League in 2020-2021.
Ronan played for Ireland’s U20 in the 2017-18 U20 Six Nations against Italy, Wales, and Scotland. He also went through the Leinster Academy, played for Leinster A, and earned one cap with Leinster’s senior side in 2019.
Although from Ireland, Foley’s parents are Canadian citizens and Ronan has a Canadian passport and will be designated as a domestic player.