First-five Quade Cooper appears to be back in the reckoning for a spot in the Wallabies' World Cup squad.
Cooper reportedly joined Michael Cheika's team in Sydney during their week-long conditioning camp, as they prepare for an 2019 international campaign, highlighted by October's tournament in Japan.
His appearance was mainly for the purposes of a medical check, but indicates he's back in the selectors' plans for what shapes as a pivotal year.
The 30-year-old recently signed a one-year deal with the Super Rugby's Melbourne Rebels, after being deemed surplus to requirements at the Queensland Reds.
Reports out of the Rebels camp suggest Cooper has made a strong early impression in training.
Cooper has earned 70 international caps for the Wallabies, but hasn’t featured for the team since June 2017.