Eric Howard

Eric Howard is a hooker from Alberta, Canada. Having played at Earl of March high school and the University of Guelph, where he earned two-time MVP accolades, rugby has consistently been a part of Howard’s life. He has been with the Gold since the inaugural 2018 season. He took a big step forward in 2022, notching 8 starts and 3 tries, a raise from 3 starts and 1 try in 2021. In 2020, he played with the Ohio Aviators Tens in the World Tens Series. In 2019, Eric was 2nd team All-MLR, compiling over 1022 minutes and 434.4 meters covered. At the international level, he helped the Canadian national team win the repechage in 2018, beating Kenya, Germany, and Hong Kong, which directly led to a 2019 Rugby World Cup invitation. His vast experience lends reason as to why Eric is a valuable leader on the team.

Position Hooker
Height 5'9"
Weight 226
Hometown Alberta, Canada
Birthdate 9/5/1993