Displayed Australia in the 2003 and 2007 Rugby World Mugs. He is many known for his popular drop objective in the 2003 Super 12 time of year. He displayed New South Wales and Australian colleges in the under-19 and under-21 amounts. He was once dismissed from a casino game after a referee captured him consuming a Mars Pub within the field. His sibling Casey Dunning also became a specialist rugby participant. He was teammates with Scott Staniforth within the Australian squad that competed in the 2007 Rugby Globe Cup.