Close Up with Cowboys forward Jason Taumalolo | The Fan
Fox League's Lara Pitt sits down with Cowboys and Tonga forward Jason Taumalolo as they take a trip down memory lane.
This year Jason Taumalolo celebrates 10 years playing top grade Rugby League in the NRL making his debut at 17yrs of age when he was still in high school. Since then he's gone on to win a NRL Grand final with the Cowboys in 2015 and was named the Rugby League Players Association Player of the Year by his fellow players in was then named as the joint winner of the Dally M Medal in addition to being named Lock of the Year for the second consecutive year in 2016. This year he was one of two players to win 2x NRL Nines championships.
In 2017 he turned the international rugby league competition on its head when he chose to play for Tonga and the team went on to make the semi finals. Last year he led Tonga in a historic win beating Australia in their end of year test match - the first time a tier 2 nation had achieved this.