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#michael hooper

# michael-hooper - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation
# Wallabies
# Wallabies

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation

Sep 23rd 2020, 8:20 AM 8,470 Views 2 Comments

Rugby Australia on the back foot as Qantas announce decision to end 30-year sponsorship of the Wallabies.

# michael-hooper - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year

Aug 26th 2020, 11:30 AM 5,378 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old should still be available to feature for the national team in 2021.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Distraught Cheika says Wallabies 'gave it everything'
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Distraught Cheika says Wallabies 'gave it everything'

Oct 19th 2019, 11:27 AM 5,237 Views 1 Comment

After Australia lost their Rugby World Cup quarter-final to England, the former Leinster boss struggled to contain his disappointment.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 10 August, 2019

'Next week it's do or die' - Read laments missed tackles as All Blacks concede record points haul
# Tonking
# Tonking

'Next week it's do or die' - Read laments missed tackles as All Blacks concede record points haul

Aug 10th 2019, 2:47 PM 11,904 Views 7 Comments

Australia beat New Zealand 47-26 in the Rugby Championship and All Blacks captain Kieran Read pulled no punches in his assessment.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Hooper retains full belief in Cheika's Wallabies despite All Blacks drubbing
# Hammering
# Hammering

Hooper retains full belief in Cheika's Wallabies despite All Blacks drubbing

Aug 25th 2018, 12:40 PM 6,201 Views 1 Comment

All Blacks captain Kieran Read insisted this morning’s 40-12 win did not come easily.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump
# Rugby Championship
# Rugby Championship

'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump

Aug 18th 2018, 4:31 PM 8,218 Views 4 Comments

The All Blacks pulled clear to record a 38-13 win in Sydney this morning.

# michael-hooper - Friday 10 August, 2018

Wallabies skipper Hooper signs 'historic' five-year deal ahead of World Cup
# Hoops
# Hoops

Wallabies skipper Hooper signs 'historic' five-year deal ahead of World Cup

Aug 10th 2018, 3:20 PM 11,764 Views 8 Comments

The flanker is set to earn a reported €3.8 million after renewing terms with Rugby Australia.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown
# Hooperman
# Hooperman

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown

Jun 9th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,309 Views 20 Comments

The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.

# michael-hooper - Friday 27 April, 2018

Wallabies move to secure future of skipper Hooper with record five-year deal
# Hooperman
# Hooperman

Wallabies move to secure future of skipper Hooper with record five-year deal

Apr 27th 2018, 11:37 AM 6,878 Views 4 Comments

Rugby Australia want to tie the back row down for the 2023 World Cup.

# michael-hooper - Monday 20 November, 2017

Australia coach Cheika probed for swearing
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

Australia coach Cheika probed for swearing

Nov 20th 2017, 5:49 PM 8,526 Views 8 Comments

On two occasions he walked down the steps from the coaches’ box to the touchline to remonstrate with officials.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'It's not going to stop us' - Cheika defiant despite home hammering against All Blacks
# Bouncebackability
# Bouncebackability

'It's not going to stop us' - Cheika defiant despite home hammering against All Blacks

Aug 19th 2017, 3:55 PM 7,494 Views 5 Comments

The Wallabies capitulated in today’s first half against New Zealand.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 24 October, 2015

'He was crawling through the middle and I was thinking, 'what is this guy doing?'
# Super Mario
# Super Mario

'He was crawling through the middle and I was thinking, 'what is this guy doing?'

Oct 24th 2015, 7:30 AM 9,611 Views 1 Comment

Former Pumas hooker Mario Ledesma has transformed the Australian scrum.

# michael-hooper - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Mike Brown has had his say on Michael Hooper's one week suspension
# Fighting Back
# Fighting Back

Mike Brown has had his say on Michael Hooper's one week suspension

Oct 6th 2015, 5:50 PM 16,939 Views 19 Comments

Brown’s recent concussion was a big factor in his reaction.

Michael Hooper gets off lightly for Mike Brown charge because of 'good behaviour'
# Rwc 15
# Rwc 15

Michael Hooper gets off lightly for Mike Brown charge because of 'good behaviour'

Oct 6th 2015, 12:58 PM 8,172 Views 12 Comments

Michael Cheika could now be without three key players for the Pool A showdown against Wales.

# michael-hooper - Monday 5 October, 2015

Australia's Michael Hooper has been cited for this charge at Mike Brown
# Green And Bold
# Green And Bold

Australia's Michael Hooper has been cited for this charge at Mike Brown

Oct 5th 2015, 11:11 AM 12,087 Views 19 Comments

The English fullback was part of a ruck as Hooper arrived in at speed.

# michael-hooper - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Wallabies make 14 changes for England showdown
# Aussie Aussie Aussie
# Aussie Aussie Aussie

Wallabies make 14 changes for England showdown

Oct 1st 2015, 8:56 AM 9,986 Views 27 Comments

Michael Cheika has returned to the Wallabies who opened their Rugby World Cup as his side prepare to face England.

# michael-hooper - Friday 14 August, 2015

Analysis: McCaw's All Blacks with breakdown score to settle against Wallabies
# Bledisloe II
# Bledisloe II

Analysis: McCaw's All Blacks with breakdown score to settle against Wallabies

Aug 14th 2015, 7:55 PM 8,784 Views 6 Comments

Michael Cheika’s Australia won the battle on the ground in Sydney last weekend.

# michael-hooper - Friday 7 August, 2015

Analysis: Three of the world's best opensides set for titanic contest
# 7
# 7

Analysis: Three of the world's best opensides set for titanic contest

Aug 7th 2015, 6:50 AM 10,780 Views 4 Comments

Richie McCaw, David Pocock and Michael Hooper all start as New Zealand face Australia.

# michael-hooper - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Cheika names Hooper and Pocock in Wallabies XV for All Blacks showdown
# Bledisloe Cup
# Bledisloe Cup

Cheika names Hooper and Pocock in Wallabies XV for All Blacks showdown

Aug 6th 2015, 8:14 AM 6,510 Views 6 Comments

Australia and New Zealand meet in Sydney in a clash that will decide the 2015 Rugby Championship winners.

# michael-hooper - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Hooper free to face All Blacks after SANZAR appeal dismissed
# Free Man
# Free Man

Hooper free to face All Blacks after SANZAR appeal dismissed

Aug 2nd 2015, 10:00 PM 7,007 Views 17 Comments

Michael Hooper has been given the green light to play for Australia in the Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand.

# michael-hooper - Friday 31 July, 2015

There's been drama in relation to Michael Hooper's ban for striking
# Drama
# Drama

There's been drama in relation to Michael Hooper's ban for striking

Jul 31st 2015, 12:22 PM 11,620 Views 15 Comments

The Wallabies openside was set to miss only an Australian club game.

# michael-hooper - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Australia flanker Michael Hooper let off with 1-week ban, free to face All Blacks
# Push Or Punch?
# Push Or Punch?

Australia flanker Michael Hooper let off with 1-week ban, free to face All Blacks

Jul 30th 2015, 10:50 AM 5,765 Views 12 Comments

The disciplinary panel found the flanker’s apparent punch to be open-handed and on the low end of the scale for the offence of striking.

# michael-hooper - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Michael Hooper could be in big trouble for throwing this punch in the win over Argentina
# Cited
# Cited

Michael Hooper could be in big trouble for throwing this punch in the win over Argentina

Jul 26th 2015, 1:58 PM 16,199 Views 25 Comments

The incident wasn’t seen by the officials at the time.

# michael-hooper - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Michael Hooper going nowhere as he signs on for another three years in Australia
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Michael Hooper going nowhere as he signs on for another three years in Australia

Jun 11th 2015, 1:12 PM 3,548 Views 12 Comments

23-year-old Hooper has 42 test caps for his country.

# michael-hooper - Friday 21 November, 2014

Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland
# Skipper
# Skipper

Hooper enjoying life under Cheika ahead of meeting with in-form Ireland

Nov 21st 2014, 4:21 PM 3,673 Views 1 Comment

‘They are number three in the world now, a spot that we’ve held for most of the year,’ says the Wallabies openside.

# michael-hooper - Friday 12 September, 2014

Pumas feel they have what it takes to spring a surprise against the Aussies
# Wizards Of Oz
# Wizards Of Oz

Pumas feel they have what it takes to spring a surprise against the Aussies

Sep 12th 2014, 11:41 AM 1,411 Views 1 Comment

After 3 seasons of competing in the southern hemisphere championship, Argentina are still to win a game.

# michael-hooper - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Sharks stunned by last-gasp drop goal and Honey Badger goes to the well
# Super Troopers
# Super Troopers

Sharks stunned by last-gasp drop goal and Honey Badger goes to the well

Jun 1st 2014, 5:01 PM 6,801 Views 5 Comments

The Western Force winger produced a stirring chase back to prevent a certain Crusaders try.

# michael-hooper - Monday 18 November, 2013

Wallabies gunning for three wins on the trot, declares two-try Hooper
# Stepping Stone
# Stepping Stone

Wallabies gunning for three wins on the trot, declares two-try Hooper

Nov 18th 2013, 12:38 PM 4,251 Views 26 Comments

The openside played a huge role in humbling Ireland at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.

# michael-hooper - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Bad to worse for Wallabies as they lose wingers before Bledisloe closer
# The Rugby Championship
# The Rugby Championship

Bad to worse for Wallabies as they lose wingers before Bledisloe closer

Oct 15th 2013, 11:54 AM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

Joe Tomane and Chris Feauai-Sautia will miss Saturday’s visit to New Zealand.

# michael-hooper - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Lions rematch can't come fast enough for Wallaby scoring star Israel Folau
# Gutted
# Gutted

Lions rematch can't come fast enough for Wallaby scoring star Israel Folau

Jun 22nd 2013, 4:30 PM 3,165 Views 2 Comments

The Australian winger claimed the man-of-the-match award and two tries yet still lost on debut.