Gavin Luka is of Samoan heritage but grew up in Ipswich and his rugby career playing schoolboy rugby league for Woodcrest State College and Keebra Park State High School.
In 2013 he received a sporting scholarship to attend the prestigious Nudgee College, and it was here that his rugby career kicked off.
In 2015 at just 17 years of age, he made the ARU National Under 18s squad and the St George Queensland Reds Under 18s squad, as well as being part of the training squad for the Queensland Reds Under 20s.
He went on to represent Australia at the 2017 Junior World Championships before being included in the Queensland Country side for the 2017 NRC.
His performances for the side saw him being included in the Reds wider training squad for the 2018 season.
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