Lock who played internationally for Ireland from 1962-1975, making 63 caps, 11 of which came as captain.
He didn't begin playing rugby until he was 17-years old.
He made tours for Lions in 1962, 1966, 1968, 1971, and 1974.
He was born in Toomebridge, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
He was a captain while playing for Barbarian FC, immediately preceding Mervyn Davies.