Hooper locked in until 2023

The Rugby Championship

In a huge boost before next weekend's first Bledisloe, Rugby Australia have locked in Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper for five more years. The 26-year-old insisting the choice was an easy one to make.

The Wallabies host the All Blacks in the first Bledisoe on Saturday August 18, kicking off at 8:05pm AEST, LIVE on FOX SPORTS and via RUGBY.com.au RADIO, with the Wallaroos taking on the Black Ferns from 5:15pm AEST as well. Buy tickets here.