Longtime center who captained the New Zealand All-Blacks during his 8-year international career.
He played amateur rugby for the Wainuiomata Lions before turning professional in 1994.
He joined the Counties Manukau in 2010 after earning 100 caps for Wellington from 1994 to 2007.
He grew up in Lower Hutt, New Zealand to Samoan immigrant parents.
He was teammates with Robin Brooke on New Zealand's international rugby team.