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Cooper's defence under scrutiny in Reds' Super 15 match

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Quade Cooper's front-line defence will be under scrutiny for the Queensland Reds in this weekend's Super Rugby after his omission from the Wallabies' preliminary squad for next month's series against the British and Irish Lions. 

In this file photo, Quade Cooper is seen during a press conference in Auckland, during the 2011 Rugby World Cup, on October 12, 2011. Cooper's front-line defence will be under scrutiny for the Queensland Reds in this weekend's Super Rugby after his omission from the Wallabies' preliminary squad for next month's series against the British and Irish Lions.

His scrum-base partner Wallaby Will Genia is backing Cooper to force his way back when the last six players are added to the final squad, starting with the Reds match against the Western Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday.

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