Isileli Tupou

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Isileli Tupou
Full name Isileli Matakaiongo Tupou
Date of birth (1984-10-26) October 26, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Tofua, Tonga
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb; 15 st 2 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Inside center
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2008 - 2009
2009 - Present
FC Auch Gers
Lille Métropole
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2006 - present Tonga Tonga 10 (10)

Isileli Tupou also known as Kaiongo Tupou (born 26 October 1984)[1] in Tofua, Tonga) is a rugby union player who plays at center. He currently plays with the Lille Métropole Rugby in the Federale 1 in France.


Tonga U18/19 capt(2002/2003),can play fly-half,inside and outside centre,wing.Tonga A 2006.Played for Tonga in 2007 World Cup.Played for Tonga from 2006–present.Played 18 tests with 3 tests tries.Tautahi Gold vice-captain 2006-2008 for the IRB Pacific Cup.Joined Tonga 2011 rugby world cup wide training squad.Played 25 games for Auch in season 2008-2009,and left Auch to Lille Metropole,due to the club financial difficulties. Played for Lille (2009–present) 75-80 games so far. Since July 2008, no injury report found.