The 25-year-old is a product of the region’s Academy having developed through the age grade sides a decade ago to secure a place in the senior squad.
He made his competitive debut in the Anglo-Welsh Cup clash against Leicester Tigers on October 2011 and has gone on to make 114 appearances to date, scoring eight tries.
Despite being called in to Wales’ Autumn squad in 2016 and Six Nations squad in 2017 he didn’t win his first cap until the summer tour of 2017, facing Tonga and Samoa.
He made his home international debut, at the Principality Stadium, on Saturday 11th November against Australia. He featured off the replacements bench against Georgia and started the victory against South Africa on the weekend.