Terepo playing for the Wentworthville Magpies in 2012.
21 November 1991 |
Auckland, New Zealand
|Height||186 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||106 kg (16 st 10 lb)|
As of 4 March 2018
Terepo played for the Eels NYC team between 2009 and 2011. On 19 August 2011, Terepo re-signed with the Eels on a 2-year contract. At the end of 2011, Terepo won the Eels NYC Player's Player award.
In round 8 of the 2013 NRL season, Terepo made his NRL debut for the Parramatta Eels against the North Queensland Cowboys at lock in the Eels 10-14 loss at Parramatta Stadium. In round 10, against the St George Illawarra Dragons, Terepo scored his first and second try NRL career tries in the Eels 12-32 loss at WIN Stadium. On 5 July 2013, Terepo extended his contract with the Eels for a further 2 years until the end of the 2015 season. Terepo finished his debut year in the NRL with him playing in 17 matches and scoring 4 tries for the Parramatta Eels in the season. Terepo was included in the Tongan squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, playing in one match and scoring a try against Italy in the 16-0 win at The Shay.
On 31 January and 1 February, Terepo played for the Eels in the 2015 NRL Auckland Nines. On 2 May, he represented Tonga in their 2015 Polynesian Cup test-match against Pacific rivals Samoa, playing at prop in Tonga's 16-18 loss at Cbus Super Stadium. He finished off the 2015 season having played in 13 matches for the Eels. On 17 October, he played for Tonga in their Asia-Pacific Qualifier against the Cook Islands for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, playing at prop and scoring a try in Tonga's 28-8 win at Campbelltown Stadium.
In February 2016, Terepo played in the Eels' tournament winning 2016 NRL Auckland Nines campaign. On 7 May 2016, Terepo played for Tonga against Samoa in the 2016 Polynesian Cup, starting at prop in the 18-6 loss at Parramatta Stadium. Terepo finished the 2016 NRL season having played in 23 matches for the Eels. On 8 December 2016, Terepo made his professional boxing debut in the Ladbrokes Charity Fight Night where he went against David Tuliloa but lost in the second round.
On 27 January 2017, Terepo was stood down from the club for a number of weeks after he pleaded guilty to careless driving and also refused to give a blood alcohol test after he crashed in Auckland. Terepo was later fined $500 and $130 in court costs as well being disqualified from driving for seven months, Terepo was almost sacked from the club for not reporting the incident but instead was fined $15,000 for the club. Terepo made his return back to the Eels first grade squad in round 6 against the New Zealand Warriors, coming off the interchange bench in the 10-22 loss at Mt Smart Stadium.
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