First five-eighth known for his flamboyant design, he played for the All Blacks from 1995 to 2004. He started playing for the Blues in Super 12 rugby throughout their inaugural 1996 time of year. He was called area of the Guinness Premiership Honours Dream Group in 2006. He wedded Jodene Williams in 2005. He was teammates with Ian Jones around the All Blacks squad that completed as runners-up in the 1999 Rugby Globe Cup.