This is the player profile of Australian Rugby Union and Brumbies player Stephen Moore. Know more about his professional and personal life in this article.
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Player Profile – Stephen Moore
Basic Details about Stephen Moore
Full Name: Stephen Thomas Moore
Date of Birth: 20th January, 1983
Place of Birth: Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (186 cm)
Weight: 112 kg (17 st 6 lb)
Professional Career of Stephen Moore
- Reds: 2003 – 2008
- Brumbies (Since 2008)
- Queensland University (Current Local Club)
National Team: Australia (Since 2005)
More about Stephen Moore
Stephen Moore born in Saudi Arabia to Irish parents. First they moved to Tuam in Galway, Ireland and later in the mid-eighties they migrated to Mount Morgan in Queensland. At that time Stephen Moore was just five years old. The changing of homes continued as the Moore family later moved to Rockhampton and then finally settled in Brisbane. Stephen Moor took his schooling in the Brisbane Grammar School and he took his university teaching was done at the University of Queensland.
In his schooling days Moore joined his school rugby teams of Rockhampton Pioneers and later the Brisbane Grammar School. Later he joined the University of Queensland Rugby Club and from where he represented the Under 19 Australian Rugby Team. He made his Super Rugby debut, his first professional game for the Queensland Reds against the Bulls. Later he went on to play the Under 21 Australian Rugby team and also played the 2003 and 2004 U21 world championships with the Australian A side.
During the mid 2005, Stephen Moore made his debut for the Australian National Rugby Union team, the Wallabies along with Rocky Elsom against Samoa. Later he also played against Italy, France and South Africa as well. Two years later in 2007 Stephen Moore made his Rugby Union World Cup debut against Japan. By 2008 Stephen Moore became the permanent name in the Wallabies team and by this he also became the permanent hooker for his team.
After Ewen McKenzie decided to step down from the captaincy, Stephen Moore was made captain of the Australian National Rugby Union side for the three tests against France in June 2014. He has been deputed by Michael Hooper and Adam Ashley Cooper. The Australian rugby union fans are expecting a world cup win under the captaincy of Stephen Moore in the 2015 IRB Rugby Union World Cup to be played in England.