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Hooper replaces injured Moore as Wallabies captain

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Michael Hooper will become one of Australian rugby's youngest captains after he was named Monday to lead the Wallabies against France next weekend. 

Australia's Michael Hooper (L) is tackled during the first rugby union test match against France at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on June 7, 2014

Hooper, at 22, takes over the team captaincy after Stephen Moore was ruled out for the rest of the year with a cruciate knee ligament injury.

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