Aussie star Cooper on burglary rap

AUSTRALIA’S Quade Cooper has been charged with burglary after allegedly robbing a house on the Gold Coast.

Cooper, who played in the Wallabies’ recent tour of Britain and Ireland, was released from a police station in the Australian town of Southport yesterday.

He is due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on December 11.

Cooper plays for Queensland Reds in the Super 14, and a spokesman declined to comment but said they would “establish the full facts of the matter” before deciding whether any action would be taken.

The centre made his international debut in November 2008, coming off the bench against Italy and scoring in a 30-20 Wallabies victory. He has played nine Tests for Australia, including all four of their Grand Slam tour last month.


With documentary film ‘Fantastic Fungi’ set to take the world by storm, Joe McNamee looks at the fabulous world of mushroomsDocumentary explores the magic of mushrooms

I lead a very busy life — I’m a mature student in college — and I separated from my partner but the separation was my decision. I hate myself when it beckons as it ultimately makes me fatter, it has the reverse effectDear Louise: I had my bulimia under control. But the demon has returned

This year has been particularly difficult and stressful, and I think that’s an even more important reason to make time for your health.Derval O'Rourke: Resistance is far from futile and necessary

Best-selling author Faith Hogan is keeping the faith during the lockdown, thanks to her Moy Valley haven in Ballina, Co Mayo.Shape I'm in: Keeping the Faith during lockdown

More From The Irish Examiner