Stephen Moore to captain Wallabies in 2015

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has appointed Stephen Moore to lead Australia during this year's Rugby Championships and Rugby World Cup. The 92 Test veteran captained Australia for the first time last year against France, but suffered a season ending injury in that match. “It was extremely humbling to have the opportunity last year but it went very quickly, so to be given another chance to represent this group that has so many leaders is a privilege, and something I hold dearly," Moore said.  “It’s an honour every time you get to wear the Wallabies jumper, and to be captain is extra special, but ultimately it’s what you do with it that is most important." Michael Hooper and Adam Ashley Cooper have been named as the team's vice captains and have reportedly thrown their support behind the hooker. However Michael Cheika says all three leaders have an important role to play this year. “Leadership is going to be a massive part of this journey, and both Adam and Michael will
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