All-rounder who captained Australia in ten tests in 1920 and 1921.
He played for the Caulfield Cricket Club as a youth.
In 2000, he was posthumously inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.
He married Aileen O'Donnell in 1913, and had one son with her.
In 1899 he joined Sheffield, and dismissed Syd Gregory in his first match.