Temu grew up in New Zealand and played for the Marist Saints in the Auckland Rugby League. In 1994 he followed his coach, Stan Martin, to the Counties Manukau Heroes in the new Lion Red Cup competition. After several strong seasons with the Heroes he was offered a professional...
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Taulapapa originally played Rugby Union during his junior years and only switched to league in 2004. Playing Bartercard Cup for Marist Richmond Brothers he would be signed to the Warriors squad. Two years later he would get to debut against the Rabbitohs. Warriors would however rip up his...
Ropati is of Samoan descent and was educated at St Paul's College, a school noted for its rugby league teams.
His junior club was the Marist Saints and he also played for the Marist Richmond Brothers in the Bartercard Cup.
In 2002 Ropati was named captain of the Junior Kiwis squad which played...
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Winger Misi Taulapapa will become the Warriors' second first-grade debutant in three games when he lines up against South Sydney in Saturday night's NRL encounter at Ericsson Stadium.
The 24-year-old will...