Wallabies halfback pair Will Genia and Quade Cooper will both join Japanese second-tier side Kintetsu Liners after the World Cup.
Quade Cooper sent a timely reminder to the Wallabies selectors with a composed performance in the Rebels’ 15-20 defeat against the Waratahs in Melbourne on Friday.
Quade Cooper has been cleared of a concussion and will start for the Rebels against the Vodacom Bulls in Melbourne on Friday.
Rebels flyhalf Quade Cooper made an impressive return to Vodacom Super Rugby in their win against the Brumbies in Canberra.
Rebels captain Dane Haylett-Petty says he has been blown away by Quade Cooper’s influence on the squad ahead of the 2019 season.
Quade Cooper will make his first appearance for the Rebels in a Vodacom Super Rugby warm-up match against the Brumbies in Canberra on Saturday.
Quade Cooper talks about what he hopes to achieve at the Rebels in 2019 Super Rugby and what led to his departure from the Reds.
Rebels coach Dave Wessels says new recruit Quade Cooper can force his way into the Wallabies squad for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Quade Cooper has signed a one-year contract with the Melbourne Rebels until the end of the 2019 season.
Will Genia says the Rebels could throw Quade Cooper a career lifeline after his exile from the Reds.