As a player, you could not wish for a better captain or leader. --Stephen Jones
Simon has done a lot for Llanelli and Irish rugby and has consistently been at the forefront of both teams efforts in what is a demanding position in an extremely attritional sport --Ronan O'Gara
He goes out there and puts his body on the line, and that is why he commands so much respect from his fellow players --Warren Gatland
About the Author
Born in Yorkshire to an English father and an Irish mother, he was educated at the prestigious Ampleforth College where his love for the game of rugby football began. Having retired from playing in 2010, Simon now coaches for the Scarlets and is as passionate as ever about the game. This is an honest autobiography by one of the most popular forwards to have played the sport in Wales someone who has much to say about the Welsh and Irish professional game.