Rugby participant who won the Super 12 using the Take action Brumbies in 2001 as well as the Heineken Glass using the Leicester Tigers in 2002. He was identified as having type 1 diabetes at age group 15. He became the 1st player to earn championships from both main Southern and North Hemisphere rugby competitions, the Super 12 as well as the Heineken Glass. His mother motivated him to become listed on his 1st rugby golf club. He received the 1999 Rugby Globe Glass alongside Australian vice-captain George Gregan.