Reds star Taniela Tupou scoops Australian Super Rugby Player of the Year award
The 24-year-old has continued to make his mark as one of the world’s best props, with the award topping an impressive Tri Nations series with the Wallabies.
Also winning the award in 2018, Tupou has continued the Reds’ recent dominance of the award with teammate Samu Kerevi winning it in 2019 before shifting his career to Japan.
Known to rugby fans as the ‘Tongan Thor’, Tupou was integral in Queensland’s push to the Super Rugby AU final, where they fell to the Brumbies.
The award was voted on by Super Rugby AU coaches as well as a panel of judges.
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