Michael Hooper returns to the top
May 26, 2014
As the push for Michael Hooper to take over the Wallabies captaincy intensifies, the New South Wales Waratahs back-rower has regained the lead in the Greg Growden Medal voting.
Force captain Matt Hodgson is also in contention after his man-of-the-match effort against the Lions elevated him to fourth spot. Hodgson has been in fine form over the past month, which has seen him among the 32-names in the Wallabies squad to play France in June.
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