Jonny first started playing rugby at the age of 3 and made his first appearance at Twickenham at the age of 10, playing for Farnham undet 11's.
Although Jonny played many other sports rugby was the one he loved and at the age of 16 he earnt his first England call up in the Under 21's squad.
Just as Jonny was off to Durham Univercity he was offered a job by Newcastle RFC and he decided to delay his studies and join the club. Where he still plays now.
Aswell as playing for England Jonny was also selected for the British Lions team where he took part in the 2001 tour to Australia.
He finished the tour as top points-scorer with a tally of 72 (36 points from the three Tests).