Star rugby prop who began playing for Leeds in 2006, also represented England internationally.
He attended the University of Wollongong.
He was honored as a Member of the Order of the British Empire.
He married Faye Peacock in 2004. They have three children, a son named Lewis and two daughters named Lilly and Freya.
He played alongside Kevin Sinfield on the English national team from 2000 to 2010.