Michael Hooper rugby player
Michael Hooper rugby player

Michael Hooper

29th Oct 1991 1.82m/101kg Openside Flanker

The 3 bolters in Rennie's Wallaby squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Sunday afternoon, Wallaby Head Coach Dave Rennie announced his squad to prepare for the three-test series against France next month.     The 38-man squad has a large Brumbies contingent...

Dave Rennie names Wallaby squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies Head Coach Dave Rennie has announced his squad to prepare for the upcoming test series against France.    The 38-man squad features 11 uncapped players and also includes Scott Sio,...

Liam Gill reveals how his move back to Australia fell through

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies flanker Liam Gill has revealed he was sounded out by Wallabies coaching staff to return home but was forced to take up a contract in Japan.   In an interview with Christy Doran...

Top Semi-Finals: Hooper clashes with former Wallabies, Barrett faces Marx

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The semi-finals of the Japanese Top League kick off this weekend with Toyota Verblitz taking on the Panasonic Wild Knights on Saturday and Suntory Sungoliath facing Kubota Spears on Sunday.    Director...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

International stars shine in the opening day of the Japanese Top League

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicked off Saturday with five entertaining matches in the opening day of action.    The opening game of the new season, saw the Shining Arcs breeze past Honda Heat claiming...

Rob Kearney starts on his Super Rugby debut

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  All the action in the opening round of the 2021 Super Rugby AU season takes place on Friday with the Reds hosting the Waratahs in a mouth-watering derby before the Brumbies travel to Perth to take...

How A Wallabies-France Barbarians Team Could Line Up v The B&I Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  On Sunday, news broke that Australia has offered to host the 2021 British and Irish Lions Tour with the Springboks still taking on the tourist in a three test series hosted Down Under rather than...

Waratahs name new captain

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have announced that Jake Gordon will be the club’s captain going forward into the 2021 season.   Gordon climbed the ladder from Sydney University to NSW Country Eagles and finally...

Wallabies scrumhalf Jake Gordon to lead the Waratahs in 2021

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waratahs head coach Rob Penney has today named the man set to lead a new era for the NSW Waratahs, with halfback Jake Gordon today named Captain.   Gordon takes over the armband from Wallabies flanker...