AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 13: Martin Taupau of the Kiwis celebrates after winning the international Rugby League Test Match between the New Zealand Kiwis and the Australia Kangaroos at Mt Smart Stadium on October 13, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

New Zealand star Martin Taupau has announced he will join the Samoan national team and end his tenure with the Kiwis.

The 29-year old revealed the news on Twitter, despite getting named to the New Zealand Test side on Thursday to face Tonga.

He played one game for Samoa in 2013 and has made 24 appearances for the Kiwis since 2014.



  1. Roosterock past his best, ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ spanner , speaks volumes for Madge , another spanner

  2. Kidding yourself if you think he is past his best. The guy is still a wrecking machine and add AFB and thatโ€™s a beast of a combo up front

  3. we know who you are and where to find you holmsey so you might want to keep your personal insults to yourself.

  4. Gday ya muppet Woody. Still hanging around ZT . I guess itโ€™s hard for them to ban all of your log ins at once. Good to see the $16 million salary cap working for you ya stain

  5. Any of the noobs on here who think taupau and afb arenโ€™t both in the top 5 props of the Comp are just either very jealous or just donโ€™t know squat about nrl.

  6. Russ chook can’t help himself. Like all addicts he could not give the emojis away. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

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