Joined Newport RFC from school and played in the Youth team.
Played for Newport RFC 1955-56 to 1962-63 making his debut for Newport RFC against Coventry in 1955. Originally played Centre but switched to Flanker. Welsh Trialist in 1961-62 but bad luck struck at the trial game when he broke his leg. In 1962-63 he scored 15 tries in 20 games to break the then club record for a forward.
Also played for Crawshays XV, British Army, Surrey and for London Welsh in 1957-58.
Joined Huddersfield Rugby League in 1963-64 for £3,000.