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Martin Taupau

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Sea Eagles

Player Bio

Height:
190 cm
Weight:
112 kg
Age:
29
Date of Birth:
03 February 1990
Birthplace:
Auckland, NZ
Nickname:
-
Debut Club:
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Opposition:
New Zealand Warriors
Date:
10 April 2010
Round:
5
Previous Clubs:
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Wests Tigers
Junior Club:
Padstow Panthers/Greenacre Tigers
Biography:

Regarded as the strongest player in the NRL for his ability to lift massive weights, Marty goes by the nick-name of ‘Kapow’. A powerful runner, strong defender and a prop with a tremendous offload, the experienced New Zealand international spearheads the Sea Eagles pack.

Off the field, Martin enjoys playing golf and lists his favourite character as Hercules, played by The Rock.

Career

Appearances
153
Tries
14

2019 Season

Appearances
21

Scoring

Tries
2

Attack

Tackle Breaks
63
Average Hit Ups
14
Post Contact Metres
1014.8

Passing

Offloads
36

Defence

Tackles Made
595
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
152.5
Total Running Metres
3203

Fantasy

Total Points
1129
Average Points
53

2019 Season - By Round

2019 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Hit Up Running Metres Kick Return Metres
1 Wests Tigers Lost 20 - 6 Prop 45 - - - - - - - 1 29 - 11 33 - 74 74 -
2 Roosters Lost 18 - 26 Prop 55 - - - - - - - 1 54 3 24 36 1 187 135 35
3 Warriors Won 46 - 12 Prop 53 - - - - - - - 4 53 3 19 24 2 186 116 63
4 Rabbitohs Won 13 - 12 Prop 47 - - - - - - - 5 65 - 22 25 1 206 206 -
5 Knights Won 18 - 26 Prop 38 - - - - - - - 3 24 1 13 19 1 120 91 29
6 Dragons Lost 12 - 10 Prop 48 - - - - - - - 1 68 - 17 27 - 168 139 18
7 Raiders Won 24 - 20 Prop 42 1 - 4 - - - 1 7 38 3 16 19 1 156 110 46
8 Bulldogs Won 18 - 10 Prop 39 - - - - - - - 3 58 1 17 22 - 176 129 46
9 Broncos Lost 10 - 26 Prop 46 - - - - - - - 2 68 1 19 31 3 179 154 21
10 Sharks Won 14 - 24 Prop 47 - - - - - - - 3 32 5 17 23 2 125 125 -
11 Titans Lost 18 - 36 Prop 52 - - - - - - - 2 44 3 15 35 1 117 117 -
12 Panthers Lost 15 - 12 Prop 48 - - - - - - - 5 48 1 19 31 2 154 146 -
13 Cowboys Won 20 - 22 Prop 48 - - - - - - - 6 71 3 21 25 1 190 165 16
14 Dragons Won 34 - 14 Prop 59 - - - - - - - 7 44 4 20 33 1 162 131 31
15 Titans Won 12 - 30 Prop 54 - - - - - - - 2 40 - 14 34 1 126 117 -
17 Rabbitohs Lost 21 - 20 Prop 53 - - - - - - - 4 56 2 18 30 3 161 151 -
18 Eels Won 36 - 24 Prop 48 - - - - - - - 1 26 1 13 27 1 132 70 62
19 Storm Won 10 - 11 Prop 59 - - - 5 1 - - 1 40 4 19 36 1 124 91 32
20 Knights Won 30 - 6 Prop 36 1 - 4 - - - 1 3 38 - 14 28 - 120 105 14
21 Warriors Lost 24 - 16 Prop 55 - - - - - - - 2 66 - 18 35 1 171 143 22
22 Wests Tigers Won 32 - 12 Prop 55 - - - - - - - - 56 1 20 22 - 160 132 23

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Forced Drop Outs Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Bulldogs 2010 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - 1 - - 11 - 20 20.00 - - -
Bulldogs 2011 3 1 2 - 33% - - - - - - 6 - 3 37 2 191 63.67 - - -
Bulldogs 2012 6 6 - - 100% 1 - 4 - - - 7 - - 65 3 277 46.17 - - -
Bulldogs 2013 11 5 6 - 45% - - - - - - 4 306 1 170 8 897 74.79 123 222 18.0
Wests Tigers 2014 24 10 14 - 42% 3 - 12 - - - 72 798 22 447 33 2,181 90.91 281 752 31.0
Wests Tigers 2015 21 6 15 - 29% 4 - 16 26 1.24 - 91 905 28 573 42 2,302 109.64 53 1,073 51.0
Sea Eagles 2016 20 7 13 - 35% 3 - 12 17 0.86 1 58 1,068 32 536 34 2,847 142.39 160 994 49.0
Sea Eagles 2017 22 13 9 - 59% 1 - 4 - - - 87 1,325 73 522 54 3,551 161.45 480 1,139 51.0
Sea Eagles 2018 24 7 17 - 29% - - - 32 1.35 1 107 1,272 71 671 41 3,764 156.84 619 1,366 56.0
Sea Eagles 2019 21 13 8 - 62% 2 - 8 5 0.26 1 63 1,015 36 595 23 3,203 152.52 465 1,129 53.0

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Forced Drop Outs Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Sea Eagles 2016 2019 87 40 47 - - 6 - 24 55 0.63 3 315 4,686 212 2,323 152 13,371 153.00 1,725 4,627 53.2
Bulldogs 2010 2013 21 12 9 - - 1 - 4 - - - 18 306 4 283 13 1,385 62.00 123 249 11.3
Wests Tigers 2014 2015 45 16 29 - - 7 - 28 26 0.58 - 163 1,703 50 1,020 75 4,484 99.00 335 1,825 40.6

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