Cooper in hot water
Sydney - Reds boss Jim Carmichael is “fed up”
with Quade Cooper's Twitter outburst against Wallabies coach Robbie
Deans and will meet the flyhalf to warn him, local media reported on
Over the weekend, Cooper vented
his frustration at Deans' tactics and the Australian Rugby Union and
said he would like to join friend and All Black Sonny Bill Williams in
the National Rugby League.
Reds Chief Executive Carmichael
said he would meet the outspoken player and warn him about his damaging
comments, the Courier Mail reported.
“I'm fed up to be honest. Quade is
making silly comments that do damage to our code,” Carmichael was
quoted as saying by the Brisbane newspaper.
The 24-year-old Cooper's error-prone performance after his return from surgery on his right knee earned him Dean's criticism.
The New Zealand-born playmaker has
subsequently been injured and will need another operation on the same
knee and is doubtful for the Wallabies' tour of Europe where they play
England, Italy and Wales in November and early December.
also New Zealand's heavyweight boxing champion, left the world champion
All Blacks and Chiefs for a 12-match deal with Japan's
Panasonic Wild Knights and would reportedly join NRL club Sydney
Roosters in 2013.