A product of Bargoed RFC rugby union from age 7, he is stil on their books, now in the first team, making his first appearance aged 18. He was also on Newport Gwent Dragons RU books turning out for their under 16 and 18 sides. He started playing Rugby league at Heolddu Comprehensive School in Champion Schools where he was asked to come to an open trial by former Waes international Aled James, then played for Wales under 16 in the same year. He eventually went on to be capped for Wales at 18s, 19s and Dragonhearts levels. He played at youth level for both South Wales Scorpions and Torfaen Tigers and is now a regular in the Tigers side, making one appearance in the Scorpions' first team in 2016.