Morgan Turinui is a former centre who has represented the Wallabies and a number of the world’s top sides.
Morgan Turinui Bio
Morgan Turinui is a former centre who represented Australia, the Waratahs, the Reds and Stade Français. Today, he is a successful commentator and pundit on Australian television.
Born 5 January 1982, Morgan Turinui was educated at the Sydney school of Waverley College. During this time, he captained the Australia Schoolboys team.
At the provincial level, Morgan Turinui represented Randwick and the Sunshine Coast Stingrays. However, in 2003, he earned his first selection for the New South Wales Waratahs. In his first year as a professional, he also made his debut for the national team. However, his international career ultimately proved to be short lived, and he only made 20 test appearances for the Wallabies between 2003 and 2005.
At the end of his Queensland Reds contract, Morgan Turinui decided to leave Australia. As a result, he ventured to France, where he stayed for three years. During this time, he represented US Dax, Stade Français and Lille.
Following the conclusion of his playing career, Morgan Turinui then turned his attention to coaching with both Lille and the Melbourne Rebels. However, he ultimately decided to pursue a career in commentary. Today, he’s considered an astute reader of the game and often provides his insight on Australian television.