Ron Latourelle played high school and junior football in Winnipeg before joining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1955, mostly useful as a punt returner but also as a reserve running back and defensive back. As a punt returner, Latourelle reached highs in 1958 and 1962, returning 80 and 68 punts, respectively. In his career, he played all 16 games 6 years out of 10 and scored 11 touchdowns, 6 on rushes and 5 on passes. He was part of 4 Grey Cup winning teams (1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962). He especially played an important part in the 49th Grey Cup of 1961 in replacing the starting halfback, Ray Jauch.