One of the all-time greats in world rugby union, former captain of the Australian national team, remembered for his performance on the 1984 Grand Slam tour.
He learned to play rugby at Matraville High School.
Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer considered him to be one of the five most accomplished Australian players he had ever seen.
His brothers Gary and Glen also went to Matraville High School.
Former footballer Gareth Edwards praised him in his famous book 100 Great Rugby Players.