- Started his football career in the Under 14 side at Reservoir.
- Continued to Under 18's at Epping where he commenced a senior career in 1959.
- Bob was a foundation player for Southport in 1961 and finished in 1966.
- An Onballer/Rover with great skill and tenacity.
- A regular Gold Coast Rep player.
- Won Best and Fairest in 1963 and equal Best and Fairest in 1965 alongside D. Napper and K. Rodger.