Michael Hooper

  • 28 Age
  • 101kg Weight
  • 182cm Height

Biography

After stepping down from the club’s captaincy, a role he has held since 2014, Michael Hooper is looking to put together a bumper 2020 season. Debuting in Super Rugby during 2010, the 28-year-old has developed into one of the game’s most gifted flankers. The St. Pius X College product has put together an impressive rugby resume, captaining the Australian U20s at the 2011 World Championships. After two seasons in the nation’s capital, Hooper joined NSW in 2013 quickly developing into a proven leader. In the sides Super Rugby Championship winning campaign of 2014 he was stand in skipper for Dave Dennis, while he was also crowned joint Super Rugby Player of the Year. A five-time Matt Burke Cup winner, known for his resilience and durability, Hooper has captained the national side during the previous three World Cups.