Rhondda boy Tarion Emmanuel served his rugby apprenticeship with Beddau and Penygraig, also a member of the successful Rhondda Schools Dewar Shield squad. Further honours came his way after being drafted into the Blues age grade system, being capped by Wales at under 16 level.
A hard scrummaging loose-head prop Tarion then gained experience at senior level with local club Cambrian Welfare from 2016 onwards. A call-up followed to train with Pontypridd in the summer of 2019, enlisting with the club for the ensuing season.
Tarion Emmanuel is employed as an electrician.