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Michael Hooper retained as Wallabies captain as Dave Rennie opts for status quo – The Guardian

Michael Hooper looks destined to surpass George Gregan as the longest-serving Wallabies captain after retaining the job under new coach Dave Rennie

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Michael Hooper is poised to surpass George Gregan as the longest-serving Wallabies captain after new coach Dave Rennie resisted the urge to change the furniture and retain him in the top job.
The NSW Waratahs flanker led Australia to last years underwhelming World Cup quarter-final exit and was no sure thing of continuing after Rennie delayed his call until the new-look squad gathered in the Hunter Valley this week.
Hooper relinquished his Super Rugby captaincy this year to veteran lock Rob Si…

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