Quade Cooper

Australia: Fly-half Quade Cooper to miss France series with four-month lay-off
Monday 19th May 13:11

Australia fly-half Quade Cooper requires surgery on his injured shoulder and will miss the upcoming series against France as part of a four-month lay-off.

Queensland Reds and Australia fly-half Quade Cooper sent for scans on shoulder injury
Sunday 18th May 11:05

Australia fly-half Quade Cooper will undergo scans on Monday to determine the extent of the shoulder injury he suffered on Saturday.

Super Rugby: Quade Cooper injury concern for Australia and Queensland Reds
Saturday 17th May 14:22

Australia fly-half Quade Cooper is set to miss next month's Test series against France after suffering a shoulder injury during the Queensland Reds' 30-27 Super Rugby defeat to the Melbourne Rebels in Brisbane on Saturday.

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie pays tribute to fly-half Quade Cooper
Thursday 28th November 18:10

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie has hailed influencial fly-half Quade Cooper as he prepares to win his 50th cap against Wales on Saturday.

QBE Internationals: Quade Cooper thrilled to be named Australia vice-captain
Thursday 31st October 18:50

Australia fly-half Quade Cooper admitted he was speechless after being appointed vice-captain for Saturday's clash with England.

QBE Internationals: Australia coach Ewen McKenzie reveals James Horwill's disappointment
Thursday 31st October 15:00

Australia head coach Ewen McKenzie says James Horwill was disappointed to be dropped as captain but backed him to react positively in Saturday's game with England.

QBE Internationals: Ben Mowen to captain Australia against England
Thursday 31st October 08:46

Ben Mowen will captain Australia against England at Twickenham on Saturday after James Horwill was told to focus on his own game.

QBE Autumn Internationals: England fly-half Owen Farrell learnt from Lions tour
Wednesday 30th October 09:21

Owen Farrell is keen to put his experience of playing for the British and Irish Lions to good use when England take on Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.

QBE Internationals: Will Genia says Quade Cooper can inspire Australia against England
Tuesday 29th October 13:19

Will Genia is backing half-back partner Quade Cooper to inspire Australia to victory against England on Saturday.

Rugby Championship: New Zealand coach Steve Hansen asks fans to not boo Quade Cooper
Tuesday 20th August 08:08

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has urged All Blacks fans to not boo Quade Cooper during Saturday's Rugby Championship match in Wellington.

British and Irish Lions: Rob Howley issues Quade Cooper warning
Friday 7th June 12:22

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Rob Howley has warned his side they must be wary of Quade Cooper when they face the Queensland Reds on Saturday.

British and Irish Lions: Pick Cooper, says Queensland Reds coach McKenzie
Monday 3rd June 12:16

Former Australia prop Ewen McKenzie thinks that mercurial fly-half Quade Cooper can be the man to break British and Irish hearts when the Wallabies face the Lions this summer.

Australian press
Monday 20th May 09:53

The build-up to the hotly-anticipated series between the British and Irish Lions and Australia was cranked up a notch as Robbie Deans revealed his preliminary 25-man squad.

James O'Connor in line to start at fly-half against the British and Irish Lions
Monday 20th May 07:16

Australia coach Robbie Deans has hinted that James O'Connor is set to be handed the No 10 shirt to take on the British and Irish Lions.

Ex-league star Israel Folau in preliminary Australia squad but Quade Cooper left out
Friday 12th April 07:45

Former Australia rugby league international Israel Folau has been named in a 30-man Wallabies preliminary squad ahead of the Lions tour - but there is no place for Quade Cooper or Kurtley Beale.

Australia Rugby Union insist Quade Cooper was offered substantial deal
Wednesday 21st November 08:14

The Australian Rugby Union have rejected claims they offered Quade Cooper a downgraded contract.

Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has rejected a contract offer by the Australian Rugby Union
Monday 19th November 09:15

Controversial Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has rejected a contract offer by the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and may now pursue a career in Europe or switch to rugby league.

Fly-half Quade Cooper remains passionate about Australia, says Ewen McKenzie
Monday 29th October 12:16

Queensland Reds coach Ewen McKenzie believes outspoken Australia fly-half Quade Cooper is desperate to play for the Wallabies again.

War of words
Friday 28th September 10:59

The Rugby Club discuss Quade Cooper's outburst after he criticised Australia's "toxic environment".

Reds consider Cooper appeal
Wednesday 18th July 09:56

The Reds are considering an appeal against Quade Cooper's one-match ban so he can face the Sharks in a key Super 15 clash on Saturday.

Features

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

While Europe were busy demolishing the USA in the Ryder Cup, there was rugby from all four corners of the globe to get stuck into over the weekend.

Rugby Championship: South Africa should win battle up front, says Thinus Delport

Rugby Championship: South Africa should win battle up front, says Thinus Delport

South Africa should have the better of Australia up front but they must not allow the backs any time or space, says Thinus Delport.

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

There was loads of great rugby to enjoy over the weekend including some PRO12 upsets and some controversial refereeing.

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