Michael Hooper rugby player
Michael Hooper rugby player

Michael Hooper

29th Oct 1991 1.82m/101kg Openside Flanker

Wallabies confirm January Camp squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has confirmed a 44-man squad ahead of a four-day camp on the Gold Coast next week. The group will assemble for the camp on Monday, which will include a combination of on and...

Wales seek redemption as Australia hunt second tour victory

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 45th Test between Wales and Australia is set to play out this weekend in Cardiff as the Welsh seek some redemption after a shock result last weekend against Georgia:       The present...

Ben Donaldson to start at flyhalf for Australia vs Wales in Cardiff

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NSW Waratahs playmaker Ben Donaldson will start at flyhalf for the first time in Wallaby gold against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon (local time).    With a number of players unavailable...

Ireland hold on to defeat valiant, wounded Wallabies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It took 65 minutes for the first try of the game as defence dominated the contest, with Bundee Aki putting the world number one Irish in front.   Jordan Petaia answered back for the Wallabies, setting...

Ireland wary of a big performance from underdogs Australia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will be wary of Dave Rennie's inconsistent Wallabies side when they host Australia at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday in their final test match of the year.   Ireland head into the match off...

Wallabies welcoming back a wealth of experience to face Ireland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andrew Kellaway will start at fullback for the third time this season, with the Wallabies welcoming back a wealth of experience in the starting XV for Saturday’s Test against world number one Ireland...

Last time they faced off: Ireland vs Australia (2018)

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland completed an outstanding 2017-18 season with a series win in Australia, edging the third and final Test 20-16 at Allianz Stadium.   Joe Schmidt's side claimed a Six Nations Grand...

Wallabies brace for big challenge from Scotland at Murrayfield

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first weekend of the Autumn Nations Series features a juicy clash between the Scots and Wallabies at Murrayfield.   Jamie Ritchie will lead Scotland out against Australia this Saturday at BT...

Michael Hooper starts on his return to test rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test centurion Michael Hooper will make his return to the international arena on Saturday, named to start at openside flanker in the Wallabies’ Test against Scotland at BT Murrayfield.     Hooper...

Michael Hooper speaks after returning to the Wallabies squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Hooper spoke after returning to the Wallabies squad for the Spring Tour after taking time off earlier in the year.