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Martin Taupau

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Sea Eagles

Player Bio

Height:
190 cm
Date of Birth:
03 February 1990
Weight:
112 kg
Birthplace:
Auckland, NZ
Age:
30
Nickname:
-
Debut Club:
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
Date:
10 April 2010
Opposition:
New Zealand Warriors
Round:
5
Previous Clubs:
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Wests Tigers
Junior Club:
Padstow Panthers/Greenacre Tigers
Biography:

Martin is known as the strongest player in the NRL.

Nick-name 'Kapow', Martin is the spearhead of the Sea Eagles pack and is one of the game's fiercest front-rowers who makes plenty of great metres for the team each week.

His ability to offload is second to none and is a key in igniting the team's attack around the rucks.

Off the field, Martin is a great community ambassador for the game and is also studying a Bachelor of Business degree.

Career

Appearances
175
Tries
16

2020 Season

Appearances
18

Scoring

Tries
2

Attack

Tackle Breaks
54
Average Hit Ups
10.7
Post Contact Metres
877.1

Passing

Offloads
35

Defence

Tackles Made
467
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
123
Total Running Metres
2215

Fantasy

Total Points
891
Average Points
49.5

2020 Season - By Round

2020 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres 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 Storm Lost 4 - 18 Prop 49 - - - - - - 3 31 2 13 39 2 104 104 -
2 Roosters Won 8 - 9 Prop 48 - - - - - - 4 59 2 20 29 1 139 139 -
3 Bulldogs Won 32 - 6 Prop 46 - - - - - - 7 60 1 16 29 1 156 123 32
4 Eels Lost 19 - 16 Prop 48 - - - - - - 3 26 2 10 32 3 93 70 23
5 Broncos Won 20 - 18 Prop 8 - - - - - - - 5 - 1 9 - 11 11 -
7 Sharks Lost 22 - 40 Interchange 39 - - - 26 - - 3 42 1 15 23 - 125 100 20
8 Knights Lost 12 - 14 Prop 49 - - - 5 - - 2 79 3 17 25 3 161 113 47
9 Dragons Lost 34 - 4 Prop 44 - - - - - - 2 59 4 13 24 2 134 110 24
10 Eels Won 22 - 18 Prop 48 1 - 4 - - 1 7 54 1 16 26 1 158 116 41
11 Cowboys Won 12 - 24 Prop 44 - - - - - - 2 80 2 23 24 1 198 180 17
12 Panthers Lost 12 - 42 Prop 46 - - - - - - 1 45 1 12 35 - 91 87 -
13 Warriors Lost 22 - 26 Prop 52 - - - - - - 4 46 2 15 34 1 110 110 -
15 Rabbitohs Lost 56 - 16 Interchange 37 - - - - - - 1 49 3 9 25 - 92 74 18
16 Storm Lost 30 - 6 Prop 42 - - - - 1 - 2 25 3 11 18 1 84 73 9
17 Wests Tigers Lost 32 - 34 Prop 53 - - - - 1 - 2 66 1 16 20 1 145 110 35
18 Bulldogs Won 20 - 32 Prop 52 1 - 4 2 - - 3 45 3 12 33 - 118 97 17
19 Titans Lost 24 - 42 Prop 50 - - - - - - 2 54 2 16 22 - 146 126 13
20 Warriors Lost 40 - 28 Prop 49 - - - - - - 6 52 2 15 20 - 143 67 75

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 63.00 - - -
Bulldogs 2012 6 6 - - 100% 1 - 4 - - - 7 - - 65 3 277 46.00 - - -
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 3,552 161.00 480 1,127 51.2
Sea Eagles 2018 24 7 17 - 29% - - - 32 1.35 1 107 1,278 71 670 41 3,765 156.00 619 1,365 56.9
Sea Eagles 2019 25 14 11 - 56% 2 - 8 5 0.22 1 78 1,196 43 727 32 3,720 148.00 560 1,325 53.0
Sea Eagles 2020 18 6 12 - 33% 2 - 8 33 1.84 - 54 877 35 467 17 2,215 123.00 376 891 49.5

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
Bulldogs 2010 2013 21 12 9 - 57% 1 - 4 - - - 18 306 4 283 13 1,385 62.00 123 242 11.0
Wests Tigers 2014 2015 45 16 29 - 36% 7 - 28 26 0.58 - 163 1,698 50 1,020 75 4,481 99.00 335 1,811 40.2
Sea Eagles 2016 2020 109 47 62 - 43% 8 - 32 88 0.81 3 384 5,744 254 2,922 178 16,104 147.00 2,197 5,684 52.2

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