PLAYERS | Tupou Sopoaga


Panther 551

5 matches [2015]

0 points


Wellington born forward who played lower grades at Canterbury before making his NRL debut for Cronulla in 2013. After 16 matches across two seasons, he was signed by the Panthers for the 2016 season.

Starting the season in the NSW Cup, he made his club debut for Penrith coming off the bench against Parramatta in Darwin. He would play in the final five matches of the season, mostly off the bench however he started in the second row in the final round. He would finish the season playing for the Panthers in the NSW Cup finals.

After receiving no NRL game time in 2016, he left the Panthers at season’s end and switched to rugby union, firstly playing for the Western Sydney Rams in the National Rugby Championship before moving to New Zealand, where he played for the Otago Highlanders in the Super Rugby in 2017.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s