Former All Black
Grant is a former All Black, playing for the team from 1985 to 1993, playing 46 test matches and helping the team win the first ever Rugby World Cup in 1987. In the 1995 New Year Honours, Grant was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his services to rugby.
Since his retirement, Grant has begun coaching and is a prominent television sports commentator. In 2011, he was appointed as one of the All Blacks selectors alongside Steve Hansen and Ian Foster, and is also the managing director of his own sports marketing company.