"I played a bit of schoolboy stuff - I made my school's first 18, but nothing too high," he said, describing his background in Aussie Rules. "Football, whether it be AFL or rugby, has always been my sport, I was never really bothered with tennis, cricket or sports like that."
Simon was introduced to rugby while studying at Wagga Wagga's Agricultural College.
Munster Player Profile:
Name: Simon Kerr
Star Sign: Capricorn.
Place of Birth: Berrigan NSW Australia
Where and when I first played rugby: Wagga Agricultural College 1989.
Other sport that I play now: Swimming
Other Sports I ve Played: Australian Rules
Best part of being a pro rugby player: Travel and the people you meet.
Worst part of being a pro rugby player: Diet.
Worst job I ever had: Weeding a Freeway.
Biggest influence on rugby career: Dennis Brown.
Rugby player I admire most: Jason Leonard.
Other sportsperson I admire most: Lance Armstrong.
Other than Munster the side I would like to have played for: Australia.
Favourite soccer team: Northern Spirit
One rule change to make rugby more attractive: More points for a try and/or field goal scored by the front row.
What Career would you have chosen other than rugby? Travel Journalist..
Career when rugby career is complete: Landscape Gardening.
Ireland, excepted, your fancy to win the RWC: Australia.
It s the end of the season and you ve been offered a choice of, All expenses paid week-long one-to-one warm weather clinic with Alan Gaffney.
All expenses paid week long one-to-one warm weather clinic with Jeannifer Lopez.
Your decision and why ?:
Neither. I would go on holidays with my wife and daughter.