Toronto Arrows Announce Lineup for First Visit to DC
For Immediate Release
LEESBURG, VA – Toronto Arrows Director of Rugby Chris Silverthorn has named his starting lineup for tomorrow’s clash with Old Glory DC.
Eighteen Canadians have been included in Toronto’s 23-man lineup, including 21-year-old debutant Ross Braude and 23-year-old Houston SaberCats loanee Liam Murray.
Twelve full internationals have been named to the Arrows’ matchday squad, carrying a combined cap total of 297 matches.
- One new signing will make his MLR debut: Braude
- One new signing stands to make his Arrows debut off the bench: Murray
- Two players will make their first MLR start: Braude, Rowland
- Eight squad members are full Canadian internationals: du Toit (14 caps), Keith (16 caps), Kelly (1 caps), LeSage (16 caps), Parfrey (32 caps), Quattrin (5 caps), Rumball (35 caps), Sheppard (11 caps)
- Two squad members are full Argentinian internationals: de la Vega (12 caps), Tuculet (56 caps)
- Two squad members are full Uruguayan internationals: Diana (27 caps), Mieres (72 caps)
Tomorrow’s match marks the first meeting between Toronto and DC. Old Glory (1-0-1; 6 points) opened their 2021 campaign with a 26-26 road draw with NOLA and a 30-23 away victory over Atlanta, while the Arrows (0-2; 1 point) will look to rebound after dropping their first two contests to Atlanta and Utah.
Saturday’s game will kick off at 5 p.m. ET. The Eastern Conference tilt will air on TSN2 and stream on TSN.ca and the TSN App for Canadian audiences, and will be available on The Rugby Network for American and international audiences. Full broadcast details can be found here.
Toronto Arrows Lineup vs. Old Glory DC
- Cole Keith
- Andrew Quattrin
- Tyler Rowland
- Adrian Wadden
- Paul Ciulini
- Tomas de la Vega
- Lucas Rumball (C)
- Manuel Diana
- Ross Braude
- Tayler Adams
- Gaston Mieres
- Guiseppe du Toit
- Ben LeSage (C)
- Mitch Richardson
- Joaquin Tuculet
- Jack McRogers
- Pat Lynott
- Liam Murray
- Mike Sheppard
- Kolby Francis
- Jason Higgins
- Will Kelly
- Pat Parfrey
About Toronto Arrows Rugby Football Club:
The Toronto Arrows Rugby Football Club is Canada’s first professional rugby union team.
Competing in Major League Rugby, the team is equipped to compete against top-tier North American professional club teams, providing emerging Canadian talent with enhanced and more frequent opportunities to hone their skills at an elite level.
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