Toronto Arrows fullback Sam Malcolm named Major League Rugby player of the week

Toronto Arrows fullback Sam Malcolm has been named Major League Rugby's player of the week after a 24-point performance against the defending champion Seattle Seawolves.

The 24-year-old from New Zealand was a perfect nine-for-nine off the kicking tee, booting six penalties and three conversions in Toronto's 39-17 road win Saturday.

Malcolm also made 11 tackles, combining with Arrows captain Dan Moor on one to stop a Seattle try.

The victory raised Toronto's record to 3-0-0 while Seattle fell to 0-3-0.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 25, 2020.

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