Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Cooper on target in Reds win

Quade Cooper played his part as the Reds overcame the Highlanders

Quade Cooper kicked 14 points and produced an impressive all-round display as the Reds achieved their first Super Rugby victory in Dunedin with a thrilling 34-33 win over the Highlanders.

The Reds scored four tries to three - James Hanson, Liam Gill, Jake Schatz and Will Genia crossing for the visitors - and deserved to hold on in front of 12,000 people in a cliff-hanger at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

It was the Reds' fifth win from seven games while the Highlanders only received a bonus point as consolation after their fifth consecutive loss.

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