Mitch Richardson

Richardson, 26, is returning to the Arrows for a fifth campaign after featuring in 26 matches (16 starts) for the club since its inaugural season in 2019.

The six-foot-two, 215-pound back enjoyed a breakout season in 2022, setting career highs in several statistical categories, including matches played (12), matches started (10), carry metres (563), completed tackles (54), tackle breaks (10), offloads (eight), and linebreaks (four).

The Stoney Creek, Ont. product has accrued 795 carry metres on 95 carries, 96 tackles, 13 tackle breaks, nine offloads, six linebreaks, and four tries over his four years with the club.

Richardson has represented Canada at the 2016 World Rugby Under-20 Trophy and Canada ‘A’ at the 2017 World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge, and came through Rugby Canada’s Pacific Pride national development academy program.

Arrow #27 is also a graduate of the Ontario Blues senior men’s provincial program and the McMaster Marauders post-secondary program, and played his grassroots rugby with the Stoney Creek Camels and Burlington Centaurs.

Updated: Aug. 11, 2022

Position Centre / Wing
Height 6'2"
Weight 215lbs
Hometown Stoney Creek, Ontario
Grassroots Club Stoney Creek Camels, Burlington Centaurs
University Club McMaster University
Arrow # 27