Among the just All Dark players to exceed 100 fits played, he represented New Zealand in the 1991, 1995, and 1999 Globe Cups. He produced his North Auckland debut in 1988. He was presented with a long suspension system 1998 after a stomping event relating to the Hurricanes’ Jason O’Halloran. He fathered three kids: Flynn, Mia, and Jonah. He and Sam Whitelock both performed for the All Blacks in Globe Cup play.