Michael Hooper rugby player
Michael Hooper rugby player

Michael Hooper

29th Oct 1991 1.82m/101kg Openside Flanker

Hooper says Australia will 'rip in' against fierce rivals England in first Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia have lost their past eight Tests against England and Michael Hooper says it is time to end that miserable run.   Michael Hooper says Australia are ready to "rip in" and "turn...

Wallabies team announced for first England Test: Porecki and Neville debut

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has named David Porecki and Cadeyrn Neville to make their Test debuts on Saturday night in the side's first Test of the year against England in Perth.Neville will become the...

Former rugby league star Vunivalu one of six uncapped Australia players called up for England series

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia have announced their 35-man squad for the England Test series, with Michael Hooper captaining the side.   Former rugby league winger Suliasi Vunivalu heads a six-man list of uncapped...

Wallabies name squad for England series

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NSW Waratahs pair Jed Holloway and David Porecki are amongst the six uncapped players in the squad as the Wallabies look for their first win over England since 2015. They are joined by Brumbies locks...

Waratahs change eight for Highlanders hitout, Hooper and Hanigan return

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waratahs Head Coach Darren Coleman has added five new faces to his starting team and three to his bench that went down 22-18 against the Hurricanes at Leichhardt Oval. Te Tera Faulkner trades places with...

Jamie Roberts & Will Harrison to start for Tahs against Chiefs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An interesting dynamic is contained in this weekend’s clash between the Waratahs and Chiefs at AAMI Park as Welsh stalwart Jamie Roberts is set to start against a team coached by his old mentor,...

40-man 2022 Wallabies camp squad unveiled

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has confirmed a 40-man squad ahead of next month’s three-day camp on the Gold Coast.   There are eight uncapped players in the group, including Waratahs flyhalf...

Michael Hooper named John Eales Medallist for record fourth time

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has been named the 2021 John Eales Medallist, creating history to become the first person to win the award four times.The John Eales Medal is the highest individual honour...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...