Kiwi-born, Tyrel represented the 2014 Australian Schoolboys and Australia U20's in 2015 & 2016. In 2017 he played for the Melbourne Rebels before joining Tasman mid-season 2017. He started in the victorious 2019 Mitre 10 Cup Premiership team but due to All Blacks commitments was restricted to just 3 appearances in 2020. He played for the Highlanders from 2018 and joined the Hurricanes from 2020 season. Tyrel earned a Test cap in 2018 against Japan (AB #1180) and played for the Maori All Blacks in 2018 and 2019. He has been named in the 2020 & 2021 All Blacks squads.