View the Queensland Reds game would be like devoid of Quade Cooper at a concert by the Rolling Stones with no Mick Jagger. Certainly, the Stones would not be the same band without Keith Richards and the boys, but Jagger is the star. It's the same with the Reds and Cooper. Cooper is the employer, the players, the fans pay money to see perform his magic. The Reds will be without star midfielder and especially known for his to April, while recovering from a knee injury he received at the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand in October last year.
Expected in the absence of Cooper, the Reds, who number 10, Mike Harris, who is less attractive than Cooper to trust, but is not it? Harris, 23, was born in Auckland. Cooper played in a tournament beside less than 12 years. Harris Cooper faced a few years later, when lined on the inside of the center in a school international between Australia and New Zealand.
Harris played five meetings of the Westlake School First XV for three years and got a contract with North Harbour in the National Provincial Championship. But after four years, Harris was not a career with the Blues in Super rugby coach Ewen McKenzie and accepted an offer Reds to play at home because of a grandfather Australia.
Playing outside in the middle of Cooper impressed with Harris in his debut season of Super rugby and was excellent in the important victory for the Reds in opposition to the Stormers in Cape Town, with his tactical kicking and strong defense. Unfortunately, Harris suffered a knee injury season finale against the rebels of Melbourne in Melbourne in May last year meant that he missed the first Super Rugby title in Queensland.
Ironically, went to Harris' replacement Reds Tapaui Ben to the Wallabies in their end of season tour to play for England. Harris, who is out of contract at the end of the year, is still entitled to play for Australia and New Zealand. One could argue that Cooper's boots will be great to fill, but Harris is not quite right.
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