He joined Lansdowne in the 1887/’88 season and continued on the First XV from then until 1891 and although he played in the front row and the second row for Lansdowne, he gained his two caps for Ireland as a wing forward.
His two brothers B.R.W. Doran and G.P. Doran also played for Lansdowne and for Ireland. He won a Leinster Senior Cup medal in 1891.
Position Wing forward
First cap v Scotland 22/2/1890
Last cap v Wales 1/3/1890