Josh Larsen (rugby union)

Josh Larsen (born 4 April 1994) is a Canadian rugby union player who plays for the New England Free Jacks in Major League Rugby (MLR). His usual position is Lock in the second row (As of 2018).

Josh Larsen
Birth nameJoshua Larsen
Date of birth (1994-04-04) 4 April 1994 (age 26)
Place of birthNanaimo, British Columbia
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight113 kg (249 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Current team New England Free Jacks
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Taieri RFC ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2019
2020-
Austin Elite
New England Free Jacks
13
4
(10)
(10)
Correct as of 1 March 2020
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016-18
2018
Northland
Otago
12
5
(5)
(0)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014
2017-
Canada U20
Canada
4
15
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 19 June 2019

Larsen previously played for Austin Elite in the MLR and New Zealand team Otago in the Mitre 10 Cup. He also played for Northland and Taieri RFC.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Larsen was born in Nanaimo to a New Zealand-born father and Canadian mother. He is the brother of Travis Larsen who also plays rugby.[2]

Club statisticsEdit

As of 1 March 2020
Season Team League Games Starts Sub Tries Cons Pens Drops Points Yel Red
2019 Austin Elite MLR 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 10 0 0
2020 New England Free Jacks MLR 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 10 1 0
Total 17 17 0 4 0 0 0 20 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Larsen Gets Northland Call". Americas Rugby News. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Five Pros who could play for Canada". 29 August 2016.

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