Forwards who made his professional debut in 2006 for Melbourne Surprise, where he was selected while an NRL All-Star this year 2010. He was recruited by Melbourne when he was simply 16, and performed for the team’s feeder squad, Norths Devils. He produced his worldwide debut in 2006 for New Zealand. He was created in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand. He helped lead New Zealand towards the 2008 Rugby Little league World Cup Tournament, alongside teammate Benji Marshall.