Starting XV: Ontario Arrows Set for Season Opener Against Houston SaberCats

Starting XV: Ontario Arrows Set for Season Opener Against Houston SaberCats

The Ontario Arrows are gearing up for an exciting start to the season with a pivotal match against the Houston SaberCats. We are thrilled to announce the starting lineup for this critical encounter, highlighting our team’s depth and readiness.

Ontario Arrows Starting XV

  1. Ethan Roberts – Prop
  2. Lucas Grant – Hooker
  3. Simon Taylor – Prop
  4. Derek Holmes – Lock
  5. Brandon Lee – Lock
  6. Oliver Jackson – Flanker
  7. Michael Anderson – Flanker
  8. Connor Mitchell – Number 8
  9. James Carter – Scrum-Half
  10. Aaron King – Fly-Half
  11. Samuel Davies – Winger
  12. Henry Collins – Inside Centre
  13. Tyler Mason – Outside Centre
  14. Nathan Peterson – Winger
  15. Jake Fuller – Fullback


  • George Harris – Forward
  • Alex Thompson – Forward
  • Ryan Clark – Back
  • Matthew Reynolds – Utility

A Word from the Coach

Head Coach Michael Baker has expressed confidence in the chosen lineup, noting, “Our team is a blend of experienced players and new talent. This mix is critical for our strategy against the Houston SaberCats. We’re looking forward to showcasing our skills and starting the season with strong momentum.”

Game Details

  • Date: Saturday, September 10, 2023
  • Time: 3:00 PM EST
  • Venue: Ontario Rugby Stadium, 123 Rugby Rd, Toronto, ON

Match Overview

The Arrows are prepared to implement a tactical approach that emphasizes agility and coordinated team play. The Houston SaberCats, known for their tactical prowess and solid defense, will provide a robust challenge. This match will not only serve as the season’s opener but also set the stage for the Arrows’ performance throughout the year.

Supporters can watch the match live at Ontario Rugby Stadium or follow the action through our live broadcast. Stay updated with all the latest developments, including pre-game and post-game content, by visiting our website and following our social media platforms.

Join us in cheering on the Arrows as they embark on a promising season! Be there to support your team and enjoy an afternoon of competitive rugby.