English rugby star, who became known for playing wing for England's national team and Northampton.
He won a scholarship to play for the Wigan Warriors U18 team at the age of 16.
He had one of his best seasons in 2009-2010, when he earned Premiership player of the season honors.
He grew up with a sister named Beth Ashton.
He was teammates with Ben Foden on Northampton until he left the team in 2012.