|Place Of Birth||Gowerton|
|Height||168cm / 5' 6"|
|Weight||62kg / 9st 10lbs|
"Onkers" was educated at Gowerton Grammar School, Cardiff University and Oxford University (capt / 2 Blues). While at Cardiff he played 2 yrs for Aberavon and then joined Newport in 1953/4. (Aberavon wanted him to play outside half to Cliff Ashton who later won caps at outside half while Brace won his at scrum half !). Debut on 31st Oct 1953 vs Plymouth at RP (W22-3) replacing John Thomas scrum half who was seriously injured vs Wasps the week before. Played last game 1956/7. Left for Oxford Univ where he partnered Mike Smith, Warwick / England cricket capt , RAF and eventually joined Llanelli (capt 1959/60).
Played 9 times for Wales 1956-1961 (captain twice). Welsh Schools Middle 100yd hurdle champion 1950.
Newport RFC record : 1953/4-1956/7: 61 apps / 9t /1dg.
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