Michael Hooper claimed the record for most appearances as Australia captain


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Michael Hooper claimed the record for most appearances as Australia captain

Australia’s 30-17 win over South Africa, the second in a row, was a great joy for Michael hooper, that in addition to celebrating the triumphs, this Saturday became the Australian captain who wore the tape the most times throughout the history of your country.

With 60 games as captain he surpassed the mark held by the great scrum half wallaby George Gregan. What’s more, Hooper added his 113 caps with the yellow shirt. The record is also held by Gregan, but there the former 9 have a big difference with 139 games between 1994 and 2007.

Michael hooper debuted with the Wallabies in 2012 against Scotland and on 2014 already secured his first game as captain for Australia. The International record is held by Richie McCaw with 110 games Commanding the All Blacks, they are followed by Sergio Parisse (94), Brian O’Driscoll (84) and John Smit (83). The 29-year-old wing now ranked fifth.


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