New Zealander who played for a number of teams, including the All Blacks and Chiefs.
He played in Japan with the Panasonic Wild Knights.
He was picked as one of four new caps for the All Blacks for their End of Year tour in 2009.
He grew up in Danvers, Massachusetts with four siblings in a Catholic family.
He filled in for Lima Sopoaga due to injury while playing for the Highlanders.