Representative Honours: Tongan U14s, Pacific Barbarians (2014), Queensland Country (2015), Reds (2015-)
Since shooting into the spotlight on his 18th birthday by scoring a remarkable hat-trick in a schoolboy match in New Zealand, Taniela Tupou has been a human highlights reel for Brothers. Tupou’s dream to one day represent the Wallabies delivered him to the Queensland Reds and Brothers club in Brisbane.
In 2016, Tupou debuted for the Reds before returning to the Brethren for their finals campaign and inspired Brothers to their first premiership since 2009.
NRC Debut: 2015 v Brisbane City, Toowoomba
NRC Caps: 6
NRC Points: 15
11 NOVEMBER 2016