James Hook rugby player
James Hook rugby player

James Hook

27th Jun 1985 1.85m/96kg Coach

PREVIEW: Gatland looks for Lions to stake Test claims in Stormers clash

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland will sit down with his coaching team in the days after the Stormers clash to formulate a team to tackle the Springboks.   The British and Irish Lions will aim to protect a proud record...

The Six Stormers Players Who Pose The Biggest Threat To The B&I Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland's charges face their final provincial test on Saturday when they front up against the Stormers off the back of their first defeat in 2021.      Western Province almost...

France lock escapes suspension for clearout on Alun-Wyn Jones

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

France second-rower Bernard Le Roux will be available for France's crunch clash against Ireland this weekend after he avoided a suspension despite appearing to drop a forearm into the face of...

Officials miss 'dirty' clearout on Wales Captain Alun-Wyn Jones

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones copped an elbow to the face during a breakdown in the first half of Wales' defeat to France on Saturday.   France lock Bernard Le Roux could face...

James Hook turns children’s author

1 year ago by Rugby World

The former Wales back could soon be known more for crafting stories than kicking goals New role: James Hook is now part of the Ospreys coaching team (Getty Images)The former Wales back could soon be known...

WATCH: Awesome James Hook montage shows how mercurial he really was

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

A YouTube montage has emerged showing the career highlights of Wales legend James Hook after the fly half announced his retirement from professional rugby earlier this week.

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Praise from all corners as Wales legend James Hook ends outstanding career

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

Players from past and present have paid tribute to Wales’ James Hook, after his professional career came to an end this week.

Former Wales back James Hook confirms his retirement

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales back James Hook has confirmed his playing retirement with immediate effect.   The 34-year-old playmaker announced in January that he would be hanging up his boots at the end...

Dan Biggar's International Debut

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The talented Dan Bigger set foot on the international stage at the tender age of 19 against Cananda on 18 November 2008. He replaced an injured James Hook in the 19th minute and gave no hint of inexperience,...