Karmichael Hunt rugby player
Karmichael Hunt rugby player

Karmichael Hunt

17th Nov 1986 1.86m/93kg Fullback

Hunt is another of the ever growing list of high profile League converts making a living in Rugby Union.

He played rugby League for the Brisbane Bronco's but did have a Rugby Union stint at Biarritz Olympique in 2009.

The talented backline player innitially eyed out the full back and centre position for the Reds but just before the 2015 Super Rugby season, Quade Cooper picked up an injury and Hunt took over the reigns at 10.

On 16 January 2015, Hunt, along with teammate Rob Simmons, were appointed vice-captains of the Queensland Reds before Hunt was named in the Wallabies preliminary 39-man squad for the 2016 Test series against England.

He has scored 8 points in 10 Super Rugby appearances since making his debut against the Brumbies in 2015.

In May 2017 Hunt was called into the Wallabies squad ahead of the June Internationals against Fiji, Scotland and Italy

After 5 Test caps to his name, Hunt signed a new two year deal with Rugby Australia and the Queensland Reds.

January 2019 saw him sign a deal with the Waratahs ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season.

(LS January 21, 2019)

Career

Brisbane City Logo Brisbane City
Outside Centre
2015 - present
waratahs NSW Waratahs
Inside Centre
2019 - present
australia Australia
Fullback
2017 - 2018
reds Queensland Reds
Fullback
2015 - 2019