He was discovered by Quins through the EPDG system, and was offered a full Academy contract in 2007. He has since worn the Quins shirt on numerous occasions, making his A league debut against Bristol last season, and his full XV debut in the pre-season friendly against Connacht Rugby in August 2008. He spent the 2008–09 season on loan at Blackheath F.C.
York's current position is no. 8, he can also play at flanker.