The Toronto Arrows signed Canadian international wing Brock Webster for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 21-year-old wing/fullback is 6’0″ and 180lbs.
Brock is from Uxbridge, Ontario, and began playing rugby with the Oshawa Vikings when he was 11 years old in 2012. He played for the Uxbridge Secondary School Tigers when he was in high school and provincial rugby for Ontario for the Under-16s and Under-18s sevens teams, and gained bronze and silver medals in the Canadian Rugby Championships with the Ontario Junior Blues.
He played for the Canada U18s sevens at the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games in Nassau, Bahamas, and the Canada U18s in 2018 at the World School Sevens in Auckland, New Zealand. He was also selected as one of two Canada U18s players to train for six weeks with the Crusaders International High-Performance unit and played with the Under-21s Premier Club in New Brighton. He was named Rugby Canada’s Young Player of the Year, Male in 2018.
Brock represented Canada ‘A’ at the 2018 Americas Pacific Challenge, and in early 2019 played for the Maple Leafs Sevens National Development Program in Punta del Este, Uruguay, and Viña del Mar, Chile. He later played for the Canada U20s at the 2019 World Rugby Under-20 Trophy in Brazil.
Brock played for the Canada Sevens at the HSBC World Sevens Series, making his debut at the 2019 Sydney Sevens, played and returned in 2021 for back-to-back Dubai Sevens tournaments. He scored one try in 13 Series matches.
He has played for Rugby Canada’s national development academy side, the Pacific Pride, in the British Columbia’s Premier Division.
He played for the Rugby Canada’s Senior National Team, making his debut at right-wing against the United States on September 4, 2021, in St. John’s, Newfoundland. The last of his 5 tests, starting all, was against Portugal at Lisbon on November 6, 2021.
Brock has also taken a few courses at the University of Victoria.
Toronto Arrows Comments
“Brock is an outstanding young Ontario product with a big future in the game, both in sevens and fifteens, and he is a great addition for us given some of our early-season injury challenges,” said Mark Winokur, Toronto Arrows Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager. “We look forward to seeing him make an impression on MLR right away.”