Ben McCalman added nine Tests to his career tally in 2015, becoming a critical player off the bench for the Wallabies. The tough and durable backrower who hails from the NSW Central West was arguably the Wallabies’ standout player in the 2014 Spring Tour, playing in every minute of all four Test matches against Wales, France, Ireland and England. McCalman continued his form throughout the 2015 Super Rugby season and was a unanimous choice to win the club’s player of the year award, the Nathan Sharpe Medal. The Force veteran played a vital role in Australia’s World Cup, with a double against Uruguay and a desperate defensive efforts ultimately proving game-defining.The 27-year-old backrower pledged his loyalty to the Western Force and Australian Rugby as part of a significant three-year contract extension in May 2015.
Australian Schoolboys (2005, 2006), Australian U20s (2008)