Jimmy Tupou

Jimmy Tupou


  • Number: 259
  • Position: Loose Forward, Lock
  • Born: 08 August 1992
  • Height: 196 cm
  • Weight: 109 kg
  • Province: Counties Manukau
  • Blues Debut: 2017 v Rebels
  • Blues Caps: 15 (SR 14)

From Pukekohe High School, the lock/loose forward was selected for the 2012 NZ Under-20 side that won the Junior World Championship in South Africa, the same year making his debut for Counties Manukau.

The 24 year old, currently co-captain of the Steelers, played a key role in their promotion to the ITM Cup Championship and the Ranfurly Shield success. He moved to the Crusaders where he has played 37 times before making the decision to move back north to the Blues.