The Toronto Arrows signed D’Shawn Bowen for the remainder of the 2023 Major League Rugby season. The 26-year-old wing is 5’9″, 200 lbs, and joins the team from Rugby Canada’s National Men’s Sevens program.
Bowen is from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and graduated from Applewood Heights Secondary School in 2014. The school is in Mississauga, Ontario where he lives. He is a graduate of the Ontario Blues provincial program and played his grassroots rugby with the Kingston Panthers (Ontario) and Westshore (British Columbia). He also played for the Pacific Pride, Rugby Canada’s National Development Academy program.
Bowen has played for the Canada Sevens team since 2021, where he made his World Rugby Sevens Series debut in Dubai and has played in 10 tournaments, and scored six tries. He also represented Canada at the 2022 editions of the Commonwealth Games and the Rugby World Cup Sevens. He also has played for Canada A.