Rugby union lock known for his stellar ten-year profession using the Sale Sharks. He was an associate from the British national group from 2007 to 2011. He was created in Manchester and performed youngsters rugby for Aldwinians RUFC. He led the Sharks with their first-ever premiership success in the 2005-06 period. He married a female called Gemma, who works her own real estate development company known as GB Homes. He was coached by Shane Howarth as an associate from the Worcester Warriors.