Indigenous Australian who joined the North Queensland Cowboys in 2005 and competed for Australia internationally from 2006 to 2013.
He succeeded in the junior levels of rugby despite doubts related to his small stature.
In 2011 he won the Golden Boot, as the best player in Australian rugby, and was named to the Australian Aboriginal rugby league team of the century.
He and his longtime girlfriend Samantha Lynch welcomed their first daughter, Frankie Louise, in June, 2013. They had a second daughter, Charlie, in 2015, and a third, Lillie Rose, in March 2017.
He played alongside Cameron Smith on the Australian national team.