A halfback with fast feet, David Palu made 15 appearances for Manawatu until finishing in 2006. His darting runs lead to Palu scoring 3 tries in his time with the Turbos.
- Position: Halfback
- Number of Manawatu Games: 15
- High School Club: Wellington College
- Manawatu Club: Feilding Old Boys
- Nationality: New Zealand
- Date of Birth: 06 November 1981