"07 March 2015 Townsville, Queensland - North Queensland Cowboys v Sydney Roosters - Photo: Cameron Laird / Melba Studios"

Toops - 50 NRL Games

Daniel Tupou will run out for his 50th NRL game this weekend when the Roosters take on arch-rivals the Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium, an achievement that the Australian international himself didn't even believe was possible only a matter of two seasons ago.

After arriving to the Roosters as a relatively unknown and inexperienced U20s player from the Parramatta Eels, Tupou finally broke into NRL ranks in Round 24 of the 2012 season under former Tricolours Coach Brian Smith.

Scoring a hat-trick on debut