Wallabies star loses house in cyclone
The Category 4 cyclone unleashed winds of more than 200km per hour across the Pacific island where the government declared a State of Emergency on Monday.
Tupou’s mother Loisi and family live in a tiny village outside the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa and he’d heard of the devastation in his homeland even before the full force of the cyclone hit.
“Not exactly what I wanted to hear but much love to all my Fams back home.
“Stay safe errbody.”