Spent 19 years using the Northampton Saints, both as a new player so that as a coach. He performed for the Preston Grasshoppers before Northampton. He retired as the all-time leading factors scorer for the Saints as well as the British national group. He resigned from training the Saints in 2012 to be able to concentrate on his wife and kids. He helped Britain earn the 2003 Rugby Globe Glass alongside teammate Jonny Wilkinson.