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An irishman considered for Wallabies: he must be either a fantastic player or a prop who can prop.
Posted 13:41 11th July 2012
"Australian passport and grew up in Perth"
Quade Cooper has an Australian passport and grew up here, but you don't see in his favour !!!
Quade Cooper, the Wallaby ever kiwi wants to hate because he shoved McCaw- but only after McCaw kicked Cooper ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkDTkXuxr7Q
Posted 11:25 11th July 2012
is he even any good? cant say i seen him play, the last thing we need is another tom court
Posted 08:58 11th July 2012
Hold on! Wait just a cotton-pickin' minute!
I thought it was only England that did this sort of thing...
Are you suggesting that there are other countries in the world who have players born elsewhere playing for them or trying to?
Good grief. Considering all the nonsense spouted by our resident trolls, you would have thought that this was only an English affliction.
Posted 16:08 10th July 2012
Ruaidhri, my boy, I wish you all the best in Australia. I suspect you will have to sit it out till 2014 to gain eligibility.
BUT, if you want to be considered for Ireland, you need to move a little closer to Dublin. We have only 3 top class props in Ireland and we need a second desperately! Hope you can play loosehead??
Posted 15:34 10th July 2012
So Ireland has a propping crisis...yet we let props of this quality slip through the net. The level of incompetence in the IRFU and the Irish management is breathtaking.
Posted 15:18 10th July 2012
Have to see the humour in this - several threads running here with so many posters criticising SBW re 'loyalty' and her we have a player asking for a dispensation to play for Australia, yet admitting he'd consider an offer from Ireland.
A dollar each way.
In his favour, at least he has an Oz passport, shows some commitment.
Posted 12:36 10th July 2012