Australia

Adam
Ashley-Cooper

"THEY CALLED ME TO RUSH DOWN WITH TWO MINUTES, SO I HAD TO PUT DOWN A PIE AND A SCHOONER OF BEER SITTING THERE - EACH TIME I TELL THE STORY THERE’S MORE BEER THERE."

Caps for Australia

0

Date Capped

18.10.2014

Nation

Australia

Position

Utility back (Wing / Centre / Fullback)

100 Test Cap Stadium

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia

Against

New Zealand

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Nicknamed Mr Versatile due to his position as a utility back, Adam Ashley-Cooper earned his 100th cap for Australia in 2014. Since making his international debut for the Wallabies in 2005, Ashley-Cooper won 116 caps for Australia, making him the third most capped player for his country.
During the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Ashley-Cooper scored five tries which saw him finish in the tournament’s top five try-scorers.
A pinnacle moment of Ashley-Cooper’s career includes being named ‘Man of the Match’ in the 2015 Rugby World Cup semi-final after scoring the second hat-trick of his career. This brought his career try tally to 37 and his World Cup tally to 11.