16 August 1966 |
|1988–93||Western Suburbs Magpies||82||21||0||0||84|
|1995||South Queensland Crushers||20||2||0||0||8|
Simonds began his career with the Western Suburbs Magpies in 1988. He played for the Magpies for six seasons and scored 21 tries in 82 games.
Nearing the end of his career, Simonds left the Magpies in 1994, joining the Parramatta Eels. He spent only one year with the club before joining the South Queensland Crushers for their inaugural 1995 season. In 1997 Simonds joined the new Adelaide Rams franchise and was also in their inaugural side. While remaining with the Rams in 1998, Simonds also played for the Wests Panthers in the Queensland Cup.