Brilliant and dashing Coorparoo utility player, originally from Tasmania who had an extraordinary football career despite having just one kidney. Played with North Hobart in 1935, representing Southern Tasmania v Northern Tasmania, before heading to Brisbane, playing a handful of games in 1940 with Ascot, who temporarily replaced Mayne in the Queensland competition.
Served in the air force from 1939-45, playing football wherever and whenever possible. Played five AFL games for South Melbourne in 1945 before heading north again, playing with Mayne in 1946 before switching to Coorparoo. Super-fit in his later days, he represented Queensland in 1946-47-48-49-50-52-53, including 1948 as captain-coach, and won the Grogan Medal in 1948 and again in 1950 as a 32-year-old.
Later was assistant-secretary of the League and an administrator with Coorparoo.