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BRISBANE, Australia -- Australia hooker Stephen Moore will be sidelined for the rest of the season after rupturing the anterior cruciate and medial ligaments in his left knee during his first test as Wallabies rugby captain on Saturday. Moore needs a total knee reconstruction after suffering the injury while making a tackle in the 15th minute of Saturdays first test against France at Suncorp Stadium. Australia went on to win 50-23 as Moore, in his 92nd test, watched from the sideline. Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie said Moores injury "leaves a bit of a void because we had put a lot of things in the pipeline." Lock Sam Carter, who suffered an ankle injury in the seventh minute of his debut test, will also miss the rest of the series. Carter played the full 80 minutes of the match, despite suffering a high ankle strain in the opening minutes. "That really gives you an idea how tough the bloke is," McKenzie said. "He showed great resilience and (the injury) didnt show up at all (in his play)." Flanker Michael Hooper, who replaced Moore as captain for the last 75 mintues of Saturdays match, is likely to retain the role in next weekends second test at Melbourne. Hooper, at 22, became the youngest Wallabies captain in 67 years. If continues as captain for the remainder of the France series -- tests in Melbourne and Sydney over the next two weekends -- he may be accepting something of a poisoned chalice. Since McKenzie took over as coach, Rocky Elsom, James Horwill (three times), David Pocock, Will Genia (twice) and Ben Mowen have all had turns as Australia skipper, and in each case their captaincy was short-lived due to injury or loss of form. McKenzie stopped short of confirming Hooper as captain on Sunday but praised his leadership against France. "He has a style about (his leadership) that I respect," McKenzie said. "It didnt affect his playing, he played exceptionally well and thats part of it too. "I cant think of many players who play as consistently well as he does. I dont think Ive seen him have an off day. He fronts up and is in every game. "Hes a lead-by-example sort of guy and highly respected in the playing group - theyre all good attributes." Larry Bird Jersey .A caravan greeted the former Boston Red Sox pitcher at the airport and took him to a public park in Santo Domingo, where a crowd lined a 19-mile stretch of highway to catch a glimpse of him.Once at the park, Martinez went on stage accompanied by players David Ortiz and Robinson Cano as merengue music played and fireworks lit up the sky. Al Horford Jersey . Viewers in the Canadiens region can watch the game on TSN Canadiens at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. The game can also be heard on TSN Radio Montreal 690. The Calgary Flames will see if they can take their recent hot streak on the road when they shoot for a sixth consecutive win Monday night in Montreal. http://www.shopceltics.com/Cheap-Robert-Parish-Celtics-Jersey/ .com) - Jeff Teague had 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 90-85 on Saturday night. Bob Cousy Jersey . -- Michigan coach John Beilein is willing to give Nik Stauskas a little leeway when it comes to shot selection. Marcus Morris Jersey . Smiths former Atlanta teammates were glad to hang on for an ugly win.LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Serbian tennis player Victor Troicki says he will appear at sports highest court next week to challenge his 18-month ban for skipping a doping test. Troicki says in a statement he is "confident" ahead of his Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing on Oct. 9. The 2010 Davis Cup winner says "I will attend in person for sure. I am fighting for the truth and I will do it as hard as I can.dddddddddddd" The International Tennis Federation banned Troicki until January, 2015 because he refused to provide a blood sample, after also giving a urine sample, at the Monte Carlo Masters in April. A tribunal dismissed Troickis claim that an anti-doping officer at the tournament advised him to write to the ITF citing illness for not giving the sample. ' ' '