3 Feb 2010

Cooper given all-clear to return to Reds

6:44 pm on 3 February 2010

The Wallabies back Quade Cooper has been cleared to resume playing rugby for Queensland and will line up in the Reds' final Super 14 trial match against the Western Force in Perth on Friday night.

Cooper is facing burglary charges after being arrested the Gold Coast in early December.

The ARU's high performance manager, David Nucifora, says Cooper's earned the privilege to be considered for selection bafter completing the first stage of an intensive counselling and personal development program.