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Quade Cooper fires not so subtle parting shot at Michael Cheika

Quade Cooper isn't sad to see the back of Michael Cheika, who has decided not to re-apply for the post as Australia coach after the team's Rugby World Cup exit.

"If he actually cared about Aus rugby he would have done it a while ago," Cooper wrote on Twitter.

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Michael Cheika wasn't happy about being asked about his future in the immediate aftermath of Australia's World Cup elimination. Source: 1 NEWS

The 31-year-old first-five hasn't played for the Wallabies since 2017.

He was included in the preliminary squad six months out from the World Cup in Japan, but didn't make the final 31-man party.

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The controversial first-five wasn't selected in the Wallabies 38-man Rugby Championship squad. Source: 1 NEWS