Rugby hooker for the NSW Waratahs from 1998 to 2005 who became the 12th player in Super Rugby history to play 106 games.
He represented Australia at the under-19 and under-21 level.
He helped launch a campaign to stop violence against women called the White Ribbon Day.
His 15-month-old son recovered after being run over by a Toyota.
He played alongside vice-captain Phil Waugh on the Australian team that played in the 2003 Rugby World Cup.