Martin 'Kapow' Taupau

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Nickname(s)
Kapow
Born
Saturday, 3rd February, 1990
Current Age
34 years and 74 days
Place Of Birth
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Playing Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 246 20 -   - 80 114 131 1 46.34% List
Anzac Tests 4 - -   - - 1 3 0 25.00% List
Four Nations 8 - -   - - 5 2 1 62.50% List
All Stars 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
NRL Finals 5 - -   - - 1 4 0 20.00% List
World Cup 9 - -   - - 5 4 0 55.56% List
Internationals 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
NRL Pre-Season 3 - -   - - 2 0 1 66.67% List
QRL 2 - -   - - 1 0 1 50.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Samoa 2013, 2019, 2022 9 - -   - - 5 4 0 55.56% List
New Zealand 2014-18 24 - -   - - 10 13 1 41.67% List
Overall2013-2022 33 0 0   0 - 15 17 1 45.45% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Samoa 2013-2022 5 - -   - - 3 2 0 60.00% List
New Zealand 2014-2017 4 - -   - - 2 2 0 50.00% List
Overall2017-2022 9 0 0   0 - 5 4 0 55.56% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 2016 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury NRL 2010 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Canterbury NRL 2011 3 - -   - - 1 2 0 33.33% List
Canterbury NRL 2012 6 1 -   - 4 6 0 0 100.00% List
Canterbury NRL 2013 11 - -   - - 5 6 0 45.45% List
Wests Tigers NRL 2014 24 3 -   - 12 10 14 0 41.67% List
Wests Tigers NRL 2015 21 4 -   - 16 6 15 0 28.57% List
Manly NRL 2016 20 3 -   - 12 7 13 0 35.00% List
Manly NRL 2017 22 1 -   - 4 13 9 0 59.09% List
Manly NRL 2018 24 - -   - - 7 17 0 29.17% List
Manly NRL 2019 25 2 -   - 8 14 11 0 56.00% List
Manly NRL 2020 18 2 -   - 8 6 12 0 33.33% List
Manly NRL 2021 26 2 -   - 8 16 10 0 61.54% List
Manly NRL 2022 21 2 -   - 8 8 13 0 38.10% List
Brisbane NRL 2023 20 - -   - - 14 6 0 70.00% List
Brisbane NRL 2024 4 - -   - - 1 2 1 25.00% List

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Canterbury 2010-13 21 1 -   - 4 12 9 0 57.14% List
Wests Tigers 2014-15 45 7 -   - 28 16 29 0 35.56% List
Manly 2016-22 156 12 -   - 48 71 85 0 45.51% List
Brisbane 2023-24 24 - -   - - 15 8 1 62.50% List
Overall2010-2024 246 20 0   0 80 114 131 1 46.34% List

NSW/QLD Cup - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Burleigh 2024 Hostplus Cup 2 - -   - - 1 0 1 50.00% List

NSW/QLD Cup - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Burleigh 2024 2 - -   - - 1 0 1 50.00% List

Your Say

  • Ernie
    24/05/2019

    As an 83 yr old and life time Leaguee I have the greatest admiration for Martin and simply love to watch him on the field and have done from his first appearance in the NRL.

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Contributions: Shawn Dollin, Bill Bates, Andrew Ferguson, AJ Lucantonio, Alan Katzmann, Max Turner, Darren Andrews, Tim Costello, Greg Fiveash, Paul Carter

Sources: Official NRL Website