Bill Tupou

Player Info

Name
Pio Bill Tupou
Nickname
Mini Beast
Date of Birth
02/07/90
Place of Birth
Auckland, New Zealand
Height
183cm
Weight
91 kg
Nationality
New Zealand, Tonga
Current Status
Playing for the Canberra Raiders
Status Link
http://www.raiders.com.au/team/profiles/bill-tupou.html
Warriors #
160
Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details)
4th April 2010 vs Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Junior Club
Bay Roskill Vikings and Marist Saints
Signed From
Marist Saints
Position
Winger, Centre
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Tupou
With the creation of the Toyota Cup in 2008 Tupou joined the New Zealand Warriors under-20 side and scored 14 tries in 19 games. He repeated this effort in 2009, scoring 14 tries in just 17 games.

Tupou was one of a small group of players still eligible for the side in 2010. In 2010 he trained during the pre-season with the senior side and was named to make his first grade debut for the Warriors on April 4, 2010 against the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles.

Tupou played 51 Toyota Cup games for the Junior Warriors, scoring thirty seven tries.

In 2012 Tupou re-signed with the Warriors until the end of the 2014 season however he released from the final year of his contract after being overlooked by Matt Elliott in favour of other players. He joined the Canberra Raiders mid season 2013.

Tupou would leave mid season 2015 to join the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats.
  • 2010–13 NZ Warriors
  • 2010 Junior Kiwis
  • 2014-2015 Canberra Raiders
  • 2014 Mate Ma'a Tonga
  • 2015 Wakefield Trinity

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