22-year-old follower recruited in 1956, beating Collingwood, Geelong and Essendon to his signature. ((Administrators
Secretary)) Jim Cardwell had been chasing him for six months, while Geelong made three trips to Mooroopna to try and win his signature.
Assigned number 10 on the final list but did not play a senior match.
During his career he also served as a policeman.