He played for the club for 2 seasons between 1884 and 1886. His first cap against England at Manchester resulted in a loss 6-3 and unfortunately the trend continued during the remainder of his 4 caps.
He had the consolation of captaining Ireland in his last cap against Scotland and had the unusual distinction of playing with his brothers D.J Ross and J.F Ross against Scotland in 1886, all three playing backs.
First cap v England 7/2/1885
Last cap v Scotland 20/2/1886