Keeps the remarkable difference of having symbolized New Zealand in both rugby union and cricket. He was an excellent basketball participant who also gained national secondary college titles in monitor and field. He established the All Blacks try-scoring record with 44 attempts in 60 Test fits. He married previous New Zealand netball group captain Adine Wilson. He was teammates with Ian Jones in the All Blacks group which completed as runners-up in the 1995 Rugby Globe Cup.