Everything, I doubted myself but as soon as I got picked it motivated me more to do the best I can do.Mary Taupau
Name: Mary Taupau
Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
Junior Club: Manurewa Marlins
Instagram handle: marytupotaupau
Background: New Zealand and Samoan
When did you start playing Rugby League? "Four years ago at school."
How did you start playing Rugby League? "With my friends."
What are your goals in Rugby League? "To grow more in League and learn more. Also to inspire other girls to play."
What advice would you give to kids wanting to play Rugby League? "Don't give up on your dreams, have faith!"
Do you play other sports? "Yes, Soccer was my first sport also Basketball, Volleyball and Oz Tag
Who has been the biggest influence on your career? "My older brother, he taught me everything I know about sports. He's my influence and someone I really look up to."