Midfielder who became one of the most iconic players in Sydney Swans history, serving as the team's captain from 2011 to 2016. He has represented Australia internationally several times and was named to the All-Australian team in 2013.
He was a junior player with Pennant Hills AFC and the NSW/ACT Rams. He won the McLean Medal for best player at the National AFL Under-16 Championships.
He received the Bob Skilton Medal as Sydney's "best and fairest" in 2008 and 2013.
He married model Clementine McVeigh, with whom he has daughters named Lolita-Luella and Florence. He is the brother of fellow Aussie rules footballer Mark McVeigh.
He has been coached by John Longmire as a member of the Sydney Swans.