Bradford youngster goes viral with Quade Cooper trick shot

With rugby league, and the rest of the world, in strange and uncertain times it can be difficult to find much, if any, action to sit back and enjoy. 

Many players from across the globe, however, are doing their best to keep us all entertained by sharing how they are keeping in shape during the lockdown period.

Leeds Rhinos captain Stevie Ward has been out running in Leeds’ Beckett Park, while the likes of Wigan’s Zak Hardaker and Warrington’s Daryl Clark, among others, have set up makeshift gyms in their back gardens.

Young Bradford halfback Cobi Green, however, has been using his permitted one hour of outdoor exercise to perfect his passing accuracy, and has gone viral in the process.

In a video posted to his Instagram profile, the 21-year-old has jumped on a trend started by Australian rugby union star Quade Cooper.

The former Wallabies fly-half has been training with Brisbane Broncos forward Tevita Pangai Jnr, while both the Australian rugby league and union seasons are suspended, and in typical Cooper style has been showcasing his flamboyant and exceptional ball skills in what has since been dubbed the #QCChallenge.

The challenge involves throwing a behind-the-back American football-style pass, with several rugby stars from both codes trying their hand at the skill.

Welsh international Green is one of them and showed off his impressive attempt filmed with the help of his family, which was later picked up by BBC Sport Wales.

He even garnered praise from the man behind the trend himself, with Quade Cooper liking and commenting on the video.

Question is, who did it better? Quade or Cobi? We’ll let you be the judge.

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