Michael Hooper rugby player
Michael Hooper rugby player

Michael Hooper

29th Oct 1991 1.82m/101kg Openside Flanker

Antoine Dupont claims Men's 15s World Rugby Player of the Year Award

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year have been announced with Antoine Dupont (France) and Zoé Aldcroft (England) scooping the two prestigious categories and putting an end to...

World Rugby unveil the Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Players from eight nations have been selected in the Dream Team by the World Rugby Awards Panel with all four of the Men’s 15s Player of the Year nominees included.   The players selected...

Six All Blacks, Four England Players & No Ireland Players In Rugby World's 20 Best Players

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six All Blacks have been included in Rugby World magazine's top 20 list of 100 best players of 2021, with France's Antoine Dupont topping the list.   The biennial countdown by the Magazine...

Australian and Fijian Drua Squads Confirmed For 2022 Super Rugby Pacific

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A mix of youth and experience has been unveiled, amongst several moves in the player market, with the squads confirmed for every Super Rugby Pacific side. Each of the 12 teams have revealed their squads...

Wales welcome back Adams, Samu to replace Wallabies captain Hooper

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales will have British and Irish Lions wing Josh Adams back in the side when they take on Australia this weekend.     Josh Adams has been passed fit to start for Wales and Pete Samu...

Tupou, Alaalatoa return for Wallabies final 2021 Test

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead props Taniela Tupou and Allan Alaalatoa have both made full recoveries to be named to take their place for the Wallabies final Test of 2021 against Wales on Saturday evening (local time). Tupou...

The full list of 2021 World Rugby Awards Nominations

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has released the full list of nominations for the 2021 World Rugby Awards.   The Rugby public can now cast their votes for six of the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2021 categories...

World Rugby release their four man shortlist for the Men's 15s Player of the Year

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has revealed the four man shortlist for the Men's 15 World Player of the Year.   The shortlist consists of two Australias as well as a Frenchman and an Englishman.   Wallabies...

England 32-15 Australia: Steward and Blamire cross in scrappy win

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia fell to a second straight defeat courtesy of tries from Freddie Steward and Jamie Blamire, and the boot of Owen Farrell.     Freddie Steward and Jamie Blamire touched down as England...

England host wounded Wallabies at Twickenham

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An unexpected result at Murrayfield last weekend is sure to spur the Wallabies into battle mode as they take the field at Twickenham to face the might of Eddie Jones’ England.    It was...