Counties Manukau lock Jimmy Tupou joins the Gallagher Chiefs in 2023 after returning from time playing in Japan.

He represented New Zealand for Under 20s in 2012 prior to his Super Rugby debut the following year. Tupou has a wealth of experience with over 50 Super Rugby caps from his time with the Crusaders and Blues.

Tupou is also proficient in the loose forwards making him a valuable part of the forward pack.

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