He quickly became a regular for the national team, playing in all six of Australia's matches in the 2010 Tri Nations Series. A year later his expertise proved decisive in helping the Brumbies to victory in Super Rugby AU. Wallabies prop and now Queensland Reds skipper James Slipper aligns with Country by virtue of spending much of his youth south of Brisbane on the Gold Coast, nurturing his Rugby talents alongside current Reds and Wallabies teammate Rob Simmons at The Southport School. Lock Matt Philip has been recalled after a two-year absence and will make his fourth test appearance. He went on to play all 14 internationals wearing the No.1 jersey. Under new Wallabies coach Dave Rennie, Slipper has started in all three Bledisloe Cup matches against the All Blacks, and is likely to be picked again for Saturday’s clash at Lang Park, the Reds’ home ground. Slipper played his junior rugby for Bond Pirates, making him the second Wallaby to be produced by the club, after former Wallabies, Reds and Force hooker, Tai McIsaac. We need your consent to load this YouTube content. 2013. Prop James Slipper was one of Michael Cheika’s famed finishers in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. He spent much of his youth south of Brisbane on the Gold Coast, nurturing his rugby talents alongside current Reds teammate Rob Simmons at The Southport School. "Thinking back when I had the change, going to the Brumbies I just wanted to play consistent rugby. [citation needed], Slipper was named in the squad for the Australia A national rugby union team's two matches against England in June 2010. As a consequence he missed the entire 2017 international season. 2014. Inspiring all Australians to celebrate and play our great global game. Slipper was then capped in the remaining 13 internationals and earned a first starting cap at loose head prop in the 32-14 victory over Italy in Firenze. Olympics vs Japanese vs Covid-19: which will win in 2021? James Slipper (born 6 June 1989 in Gold Coast, Queensland) is an Australian rugby union player who plays at prop.Slipper currently captains the Queensland Reds, making his debut during the 2010 Super 14 season.In June 2010 Slipper came on as a substitute in Australia's victory over England, earning his first international cap. Slipper played in 12 of the Wallabies’ 15 Tests and nine of those caps were won off the bench. Over the next six years Slipper established himself as a permanent fixture in the Wallaby match day squad. 209. Slipper progressed from QAS Academy squad member and Super Rugby debutant to play all but one of the Wallabies’ Tests. When James Slipper was sacked by the Reds two years ago, the furthest thing from his mind was reaching a century of Test caps for the Wallabies. He also captained Australia for the first time in 2015, against the United States of America in Chicago. Battling depression at the time, Slipper was never selected for the Reds again despite having represented the provincial side in over 100 Super Rugby matches. Slipper currently captains the Queensland Reds, making his debut during the 2010 Super 14 season. Battling depression at the time, Slipper was never selected for the Reds again despite having represented the provincial side in over 100 Super Rugby matches. Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences. He played in all of Australia's games during the tournament. When James Slipper was sacked by the Reds two years ago, the furthest thing from his mind was reaching a century of Test caps for the Wallabies. ", We need your consent to load this YouTube contentWe use YouTube to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity. Position: Prop. In the semi-final win over Argentina, Slipper became Australia’s most-capped Test prop of all-time when he won a 73rd cap to surpass both Ben Alexander and Benn Robinson. Slipper subsequently won selection for Australian Schools and in 2009 he was voted Australia’s player of the U21 World Championship. Along the way he twice won the Reds’ Pilecki Medal for Player’s Player of the year (2012 and 2014) and in 2015 Slipper was honoured with the captaincy when he led the Wallabies against the U.S.A in Chicago. He went on to play all 14 internationals wearing the No.1 jersey.

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