Michael Hooper rugby player
Michael Hooper rugby player

Michael Hooper

29th Oct 1991 1.82m/101kg Openside Flanker

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

International stars shine in the opening day of the Japanese Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicked off Saturday with five entertaining matches in the opening day of action.    The opening game of the new season, saw the Shining Arcs breeze past Honda Heat claiming...

Rob Kearney starts on his Super Rugby debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  All the action in the opening round of the 2021 Super Rugby AU season takes place on Friday with the Reds hosting the Waratahs in a mouth-watering derby before the Brumbies travel to Perth to take...

How A Wallabies-France Barbarians Team Could Line Up v The B&I Lions

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  On Sunday, news broke that Australia has offered to host the 2021 British and Irish Lions Tour with the Springboks still taking on the tourist in a three test series hosted Down Under rather than...

Waratahs name new captain

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have announced that Jake Gordon will be the club’s captain going forward into the 2021 season.   Gordon climbed the ladder from Sydney University to NSW Country Eagles and finally...

Wallabies scrumhalf Jake Gordon to lead the Waratahs in 2021

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waratahs head coach Rob Penney has today named the man set to lead a new era for the NSW Waratahs, with halfback Jake Gordon today named Captain.   Gordon takes over the armband from Wallabies flanker...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Ultimate Rugby's Users' Southern Hemisphere Test XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the data on the Ultimate Rugby App since the App was released, we reveal the Southern Hemisphere XV of player's favourited on the App.   Although the squad is heavily skewed in favour...

Tri Nations' top performers - tackles, carries & more

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tri Nations concluded in dramatic fashion yesterday as the tussle between Australia and Argentina ended in a 16-all draw.   Each side scored one try with the rest being left up to the boot as...

Reece Hodge misses late winner for Wallabies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two weeks after their 15-15 draw, the Wallabies and Argentina Pumas saw out their 2020 campaigns with a nailbiting 16-16 tie in the Tri Nations finale.   Australia came back in the second half after...