Quade Cooper lands kick after siren as Australia stun South Africa in Rugby Championship

  • Wallabies beat Springboks 28-26 on the Gold Coast
  • Returning Cooper kicks perfect seven from seven penalties

Quade Cooper capped an incredible Wallabies return, kicking a match-winning penalty after the siren to beat South Africa 28-26 in his first Test for more than four years. A shock call-up to face the world champions, Cooper kicked a perfect seven-from-seven penalties and a conversion as the hosts won a scrum penalty in the final 20 seconds.

That set up a potential matchwinner from 40 metres out and 12 metres from touch that the maligned playmaker, now playing second-tier rugby in Japan, calmly slotted. The 33-year-old said that after previously kicking one from a similar spot he knew he had the distance.

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