Skilful wingman/back pocket who debuted as a 17-year-old in 1967 and played 300 games at Sandgate through the club’s golden era of the 1970s, sharing four premierships in 1970-71-74-79. Played five times for Queensland. Displayed a penchant for coaching at a young age when he took on junior roles at Sandgate while still in his teens. Commenced his coaching career as the Queensland Teal Cup mentor from 1982-85.
Later coached at senior level at Sandgate and Southport, and briefly at Wilston Grange, posting a record 100-point grand final winning margin with the Sharks over Mt Gravatt in ’97. Has spent a total of 38 years (31 Sandgate, 7 Southport) as a player, coach or administrator.