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Friday Oct 7, 2016

Powerful Top 5 'Tongan Thor' moments

Prop Taniela Tupou is still just 20 years old, but his rise to fame has been so fast that he is practically a household name already. Well, ‘Tongan Thor’ is anyway. Here is another look at this rising talent in action, with a rundown of his best bits since he first came to prominence.

As you can see, the young man exerts serious power and can get around the park like a loose forward, some might even say like a back. He handles the ball well too but it’s his fend and big charges that seem to be most lethal.

He’s had a season with the Queensland Reds and while he didn’t set the tournament alight, he is still a very young man and in his position, he is sure to become a better rugby player over time.

Plus, did we mention his fends?

See more of Tongan Thor in our Related Posts

credit: foxsports australia

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