In Australia’s 33-30 win over France, in what was the third and last game of a tremendous series, Michael hooper reached 55 games as captain of the selected team and equaled the historic and two-time world champion John Eales.
In this way, the third line he was only four games behind his country’s record, which has George gregan with 59 tests. However, the forward could surpass that mark at the next Rugby Championship.
At the end of the match against the European team, Hooper declared: “This is very satisfying. There are big smiles in the locker room, and this reminds us of the great thing about playing test matches and representing our country.”.