Ex – captain of both New Southern Wales and Australia groups who was simply awarded the Golden Shoe in 2000. He later on coached the Sydney Roosters from 2007 to 2009 and the town New South Wales group between 2010 and 2013. He became a member of the Penrith Panthers in 1989 and continued to be with the golf club until 1995 before becoming a member of the Sydney Roosters. He became the 1st player ever sold to earn two Rugby Group World Mugs as a group captain. He was also an associate from the 1992 Rugby Group World Cup last team. He was created in Auburn, New South Wales, Australia and it is of German descent. He and his wife Marie Liarris possess children called Demi and Zach. He became a co-host from the Australian Country wide Rugby Group reality tv series The NRL First year alongside Adrian Lam.