|Place Of Birth||Newbridge|
|Height||185cm / 6' 1"|
|Weight||89kg / 14st|
Attended Abertillery County School. Played for Abertillery , Cardiff before joining Newport 1946/7 - played 1 game 1944/5. Played in winning Monmouthshire side vs 1945 Kiwis at Pontypool Park while with Abertillery. Played 19 times for Newport and won 1 Welsh cap vs England Jan 1947. He was then 20yrs old and the youngest ever Welsh 2nd row. (Since beaten by Neath’s Gareth Llewellyn vs NZ Nov 1989). Went North to St Helens RL (96 apps / 45t / 40g - Saint's Hall of Fame). Played for Great Britain and Wales RL. Played also for Rochdale Hornets and Salford RL
Newport RFC record : 1944/5+1946/7 : 19 apps / 0t.
Taken off train on way to Paris March 1947 as he had (allegedly) been seen speaking to RL officials. Hence only 1 cap. "Pardoned" by WRU in 1960
Died Nov 27th 2009 at Crickhowell.
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