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Former Wallabies captain Michael Hooper to make sevens debut

Wallabies legend Michael Hooper will take his first big steps towards the Paris Olympics when he makes his rugby sevens debut for Australia in Hong Kong next weekend.

The former long-serving Australian captain has been named in a 13-man squad and, after an injury-delayed start to his new career, will play his first match against powerhouse outfit Fiji.

Hooper, a four-time John Eales medallist who played 125 time for Wallabies, joined the Australian men’s sevens team last November, but his debut was delayed after suffering an achilles injury.

He swapped to sevens after bringing an end to his illustrious career in the 15-man game, a time ended prematurely by a calf injury that prevented then Wallabies coach Eddie Jones picking him for what turned out to be a disastrous World Cup campaign in France.

All eyes are on Michael Hooper when he makes his sevens debut. Picture: Albert…

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