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#James Hook

# james-hook - Monday 13 January, 2020

81-times capped Wales star set to retire from rugby to focus on children's books

James Hook scored 352 points for his country from his debut in 2006 to his final bow in 2015.

# james-hook - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Welsh international Hook returning home after spells with Perpignan and Gloucester

The out-half will be back in the Pro12 from next season.

# james-hook - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Mafi will be 'bouncing' for return leg against Munster - James Hook

The Perpignan captain says he has loved his time in France as rumours over new arrivals persist.

# james-hook - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Munster v Perpignan: Three crucial head-to-heads in Limerick

The Top 14 side are without some key men, but still have the potential to upset the Limerick crowd.

# james-hook - Friday 29 November, 2013

Perpignan downed by Clermont ahead of Munster visit

The Top 14 side prepared for their trip to Thomond Park with a narrow loss at home.

# james-hook - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Welsh star Charteris tips impressive Leinster to retain Heineken Cup

The Dragons captain spoke glowingly about Joe Schmidt’s men ahead of this evening’s RaboDirect PRO12 encounter.

# james-hook - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Priestland blow forces change on Gatland

Wales have made just one change to their starting XV ahead of Saturday’s World Cup semi against France.

# james-hook - Friday 7 October, 2011

Quarter-final countdown: the view from Wales

Curious about how the Welsh view Irish rugby? Look no further: we’ve found a bona fide, valley-dwelling Welsh person to respond to your queries.

# james-hook - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Welsh trio set to feature in Ireland encounter

James Hook, Shane Williams and Dan Lydiate are all set to win their fitness races for Saturday’s showdown.

# james-hook - Monday 12 September, 2011

Is the ball to blame for off-target World Cup kicking performances?

Goal-kicking has been the biggest talking point over the opening days of the Rugby World Cup and whether or not a new ball is causing problems for some.

Was it over? James Hook says so - but IRB backs ref No Flag This post contains videos

Was it over? James Hook says so - but IRB backs ref

Wales lost out to defending champions South Africa – and they were denied the points for this penalty. Judge for yourself.

# james-hook - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Test round-up: Wales beat blunt England

There was plenty more action in the world of rugby union on Saturday as preparations continue for the World Cup.

# james-hook - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

LIVE: Declan Kidney announces side for Cardiff trip Heave This post contains videos

LIVE: Declan Kidney announces side for Cardiff trip

Ireland head coach reveals team to take on Wales in the Triple Crown clash on Saturday.