Former Australian guidelines footballer nicknamed “Dipper” who won five AFL Premierships with Hawthorn from 1975 to 1991. He was inducted in to the Australian Soccer Hall of Popularity in 2007 and was called towards the VFL/AFL Italian Group of the Hundred years. He was created in Hawthorn, Victoria and went to Swinburne Technology before playing for East Hawthorn as an adolescent. He has offered as an ambassador for the The Alannah and Madeline Base, created to shield children from assault. He fulfilled his wife Cheryl at Swinburne Technology. He earned multiple AFL Premierships alongside Hawthorn teammate Jason Dunstall.