Takau Lutua has been appointed as the new Rugby Director for Tupou College. His Job is to look after the development of rugby and to oversee that a suitable program is running to make sure that our celebration for 2016 is an enjoyable one.
Ko Takau Lutua ‘oku ‘ikai sola ia ki ha taha. He is an ex-student – class of 87. In 1985 he was a member of the 1stXV of which they won the Tongan Secondary Schools Premiership. He Played in the Prop Position all the way up his career.
He hails from Haveluliku and worked for the Police and after 22 years he received his pension. There he played with other College fines, Tevita Va’enuku, ‘Eukaliti ‘Aukafolau, Tevita Palenapa, ‘Esafe Taufa and many others who was introduced to rugby here in the college.
He was a national rep in Rugby together with Siaosi ‘Atiola and Rev. Tevita Latailakepa. He played in the Tongan national team from 1989 to 1999.
He is now a family man married to Kato kakala Lutua and has five kids. His third son is the Prop for Grade 3 Nalesoni Lutua.
With his experince and the steps taken by the Principal, Sports Manager and the teacher-coaches, we then look forward to the future with bright hopes.
Tupou College Media would like to welcome you Takau into the boat and with our wishes, we wish that at you have a blessed-full experience here