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David Pocock Will “Kill It” When He’s Back – Michael Hooper

David Pocock

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is confident that David Pocock will show his best form for Australia once he makes his return from injury.  Inspirational flanker Pocock has been out of action for six months due to a troubling calf injury but he was named in Michael Cheika’s extended squad for this weekend’s clash with the All Blacks in Perth. This …

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Wounded Wallabies Back Themselves To Upset All Blacks

The under-fire Wallabies presented a bullish face in Auckland Friday on the eve of the second Test despite the All Blacks being on the verge of claiming the Bledisloe Cup for a 16th consecutive year. “Our backs are not against the wall,” insisted captain Michael Hooper when questioned about New Zealand’s dominant 38-13 win in the opening match in Sydney …

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Michael Hooper Winning Fitness Race For All Blacks Opener

Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper says he is confident of being fit to play the opening Bledisloe Cup clash against the All Blacks after coming through his full first training session since tearing a hamstring. Hooper picked up the injury in the final Test against Ireland in June and was unable to play for the NSW Waratahs during their recent Super …

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Michael Hooper Set To Be Offered Record Bumper Contract To Keep Him In Australia [Report]

Rugby Australia has offered Wallabies captain Michael Hooper an unprecedented five-year contract in a bid to secure him through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Australian media reported Friday. In a move interpreted as Hooper replacing Israel Folau as the face of Australian rugby, following controversy over his views on homosexuality, the reports say RA has offered the 26-year-old flanker its …

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