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Wallabies captain Hooper pulls out of Pumas Test for 'mindset' reasons
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Mendoza, Argentina, Aug 6, 2022 (AFP) - Coach Dave Rennie has saluted the courage of Australian captain Michael Hooper, who on Friday pulled out of the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina to protect his mental wellbeing.
Veteran flanker Hooper will fly home from Mendoza after telling Wallabies teammates he lacks the necessary "mindset" to play for his country, let alone lead them, in Sa ...