Won the 1999 Rugby World Cup with Australia, and played for the Kubota Spears from 2004 to 2010.
He was a standout school boy player and made his Test debut in 1997.
His first starting appearance for Australia was in their 76-0 thrashing of England, which became the largest margin of defeat for an English team.
His father was a heavyweight boxing champion from Tonga.
One of his best performances came in the final game in the career of the great Australian captain John Eales.