Hooper Stuart

by Geoff Pillinger/Mike Curling
Player Stuart Hooper

Stuart J Hooper

Position: Second Row

Born: 18th November 1981 in Exeter

Height: 1.94m (6ft 4in)

Weight: 113kg (17st 11lb)

Education: Queen Elizabeth Community College, Ivybridge Community College, Devon.


Honours: England Saxons

Debut game: 2008

Final game: 14th March 2016 v Newcastle Falcons

Number of Appearances: 177

Career details:

A County basketball player as a teenager.

West Country born Stuart Hooper joined Bath Rugby from Leeds Carnegie in 2008.

The 6′ 5″ lock has become an integral member of the squad, on and off the field since he arrived. Known for his clever and effective line out work, and outstanding work ethic, Stuart is also a very strong communicator and leader and was selected as the Club captain in 2011 and maintained the captaincy until his early retirement in 2016

He has won the respect of the whole squad through his hard work, professionalism and determination, and is a huge asset to the Club.

Stuart eventually had to retire from the game due to recurring problems with his back. He presently serves as the Performance and Player Development Director at Bath Rugby.

This page was added on 22/07/2017.

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