Ronald Nickolas Rowe was born on November 30, 1925 in Toronto, Ontario. He was a multi-talented player who impressed in baseball, hockey and soccer.

He starred in junior hockey with the Toronto Marlboros. In the 1947-48 National Hockey League season Ronnie played in five league games and had one assist for New York Rangers.

The 5’9″ and 165 lbs centre-forward represented Ulster United against Liverpool Football Club in the 1948 season. The exhibition game was the big happening of Canadian soccer in the 1948 season. Liverpool won 5-1 in front of 17,000 soccer fans.

He spent most of his time playing hockey in the Pacific Hockey League and the Maritime Major Hockey League.

Ronnie passed away on July 28, 2005, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States at the age of 79.