Hooper quits as Waratahs captain, still wants to lead Wallabies

2020-01-22 07:42

Michael Hooper has stepped down as skipper of the Waratahs, but still wants to lead the Wallabies.

England v Australia RWC quarter-final match-ups

2019-10-17 12:40

Three head-to-heads for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between England and Australia in Oita.

Australia's Hooper insists he's 'moved on' from Wales woes

2019-10-04 12:45

It's taken a week, but the Wallabies say they have finally parked the frustration of losing to Wales at the Rugby World Cup.

Wales wary of Australia's 'Pooper' power

2019-09-26 10:19

Wales are steeling themselves to counter the threat of Australia's stand-out loose-ball poachers Michael Hooper and David Pocock.

'Pooper' combo to start for Wallabies in Fiji World Cup opener

2019-09-19 06:42

David Pocock will start alongside Australia captain Michael Hooper in the Wallabies' back-row for their Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji in Sapporo.

Pocock back in Wallabies squad for All Blacks Test

2019-08-02 09:54

Injury-hit former captain David Pocock was included in the Wallabies squad to face the All Blacks next week in a major boost for Australia as the Rugby World Cup looms.

Waratahs rest captain Hooper for Blues clash

2019-04-04 09:39

The Waratahs have named some changes to their starting line up ahead of their Super Rugby clash against the Blues in Acukland.

'I should have gone for goal' - Wallabies skipper

2018-11-12 09:53

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has admitted that he made the wrong decision in turning down shots at goal against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.

Wallaby skipper Hooper pulls out of Argentina Test

2018-09-14 06:32

Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper has pulled out of their weekend clash against Argentina after hurting his hamstring in training, with David Pocock taking over as captain.

Wounded Wallabies back themselves to upset All Blacks

2018-08-24 09:03

The under fire Wallabies presented a bullish face in Auckland on Friday on the eve of the second Test.


Wallabies skipper defends outgoing coach, vows turnaround

2019-10-22 09:36

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper defended Australia's outgoing coach as he led his crestfallen team back home.

'Pooper'-lite Aussies ring changes for Georgia clash

2019-10-08 06:29

Australia coach Michael Cheika has made wholesale changes to his Wallabies side to face Georgia.

Aussie 'Super Pooper' left feeling blue after Wales loss

2019-09-29 13:21

Instead of shining like the sun, Australia's famed 'Super Pooper' combo of Michael Hooper and David Pocock were left feeling blue after a loss to Wales at the Rugby World Cup.

England's Curry favours Australia's 'Pooper' at RWC

2019-09-19 12:57

England back-row Tom Curry will have the chance to make a fresh study of Australia's celebrated 'Pooper' duo.

Pocock, Hooper as Wallabies World Cup flanks - Higginbotham

2019-09-18 14:51

Australian loose forward Scott Higginbotham expects Wallabies' head coach Michael Cheika to pick both Michael Hooper and David Pocock among the back-row.

Milestone for Hooper as Waratahs tweak side for Bulls

2019-05-02 10:18

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has named his team to face the Bulls in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld.

Players call on World Rugby for 'meaningful engagement'

2019-03-14 09:48

International Rugby Players has committed to the global competition discussions in order to explore options and see if a constructive solution for the game can be found.

Hooper rues spurned penalties against Wales

2018-11-11 13:31

Australia skipper Michael Hooper admits ruing twice spurning kickable penalties to go for attacking line-outs in his team's loss to Wales

Hooper urges action after neck injury sidelines Pocock

2018-09-07 09:40

Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper has urged rugby chiefs to start taking neck roll tackles more seriously.

Wallabies look for early onslaught against All Blacks

2018-08-17 08:15

Australia aim to make a flying start against the All Blacks in Sydney this weekend, captain Michael Hooper has said.

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