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#David Pocock

# david-pocock - Friday 30 October, 2015

Peter Stringer: McCaw got a standing ovation in ’01 and hasn’t let up since

Our World Cup columnist looks at what makes the New Zealand captain such a legend of the game.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final

We pick our ultimate XV from this year’s World Cup final.

Analysis: All Blacks will have to target ludicrously effective David Pocock

The Wallabies number eight must be dealt with aggressively and in numbers.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Pocock says he’ll organise RWC final tickets for ‘legend’ David Attenborough

The Australia back row says the broadcaster is a ‘big hero of mine.’

# david-pocock - Monday 26 October, 2015

‘We’ve got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity’

David Pocock ‘is a really interesting character,’ says Michael Cheika.

# david-pocock - Monday 12 October, 2015

Pocock escapes a citing following incident in win against Wales

Pocock appeared to strike Scott Baldwin with his knee.

# david-pocock - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Gatland brings in Tipuric to combat Pocock in six changes for Australia game

Justin Tipuric replaces Dan Lydiate in the backrow.

# david-pocock - Saturday 3 October, 2015

England crash out of World Cup after Wallabies rip up Twickenham

Stuart Lancaster will come under serious pressure after a second defeat at Twickenham.

# david-pocock - Friday 28 August, 2015

Two key Wallabies have penned new contracts to stay in Australia

Good news for the Aussies ahead of the World Cup.

# david-pocock - Monday 17 August, 2015

Sean O’Brien was an absolute beast at the breakdown against Scotland

These four turnovers from the Ireland captain showed his quality on the deck.

# david-pocock - Friday 14 August, 2015

Analysis: McCaw’s All Blacks with breakdown score to settle against Wallabies

Michael Cheika’s Australia won the battle on the ground in Sydney last weekend.

# david-pocock - Friday 7 August, 2015

Analysis: Three of the world’s best opensides set for titanic contest 7

Analysis: Three of the world’s best opensides set for titanic contest

Richie McCaw, David Pocock and Michael Hooper all start as New Zealand face Australia.

# david-pocock - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Cheika names Hooper and Pocock in Wallabies XV for All Blacks showdown

Australia and New Zealand meet in Sydney in a clash that will decide the 2015 Rugby Championship winners.

# david-pocock - Monday 3 August, 2015

5 forwards capable of dominating the Rugby World Cup

Rucks, mauls, scrummaging… that sort of thing.

# david-pocock - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Analysis: Hurricanes limit Pocock’s turnover threat to make Super final

Chris Boyd’s side smashed the in-form openside at every opportunity.

# david-pocock - Saturday 11 April, 2015

One of rugby’s most potent poachers gave an absolute masterclass in Super Rugby yesterday

Let David Pocock remind you of how exceptional he is.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

A Wallaby flanker made a stand against homophobic slurs at the weekend

David Pocock raised the issue with referee Craig Joubert during the Brumbies clash with the Waratahs.

# david-pocock - Monday 1 December, 2014

Former Australia captain Pocock arrested after chaining himself to a coal digger

ARU hand Pocock a formal warning following environmental protest.

# david-pocock - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Lookin’ good Mike! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Darran O’Sullivan’s thoughts on Liverpool and Emma Byrne’s delight at meeting Roy Keane.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

David Pocock cruelly ruled out of another Super Rugby season after knee surgery Acl

David Pocock cruelly ruled out of another Super Rugby season after knee surgery

The Australian flanker will miss another season due to a re-rupturing of his cruciate ligament.

# david-pocock - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Warburton has referees’ respect – Gatland

The New Zealander highlighted the strength of his captain’s relationship with Craig Joubert

# david-pocock - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Wales reshuffle pack, Pocock named in Australia side, ahead of clash

Coach Warren Gatland has made four changes to the side that played the All Blacks.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Former Wallaby legend Campese slammed for rant about female sportswriters

The goose-stepping rugby star has been putting out fires (with tweets) ever since.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Wallabies lose Pocock to injury for England Test

The flanker will miss Saturday’s Test at Twickenham, as will lock Kane Douglas.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

David Pocock ruled out for three months after knee surgery

Pocock is now unlikely to feature in the November meetings with England, Italy, Wales and France.

# david-pocock - Monday 20 August, 2012

Pocock set for knee surgery, misses All-Blacks rematch

The Australian captain is out for Saturday’s clash in Auckland, rugby officials confirmed today.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

No room for Quade Cooper in Australian squad to face All Blacks

Berrick Barnes has been rewarded for his exemplary form against Wales and starts at fly-half.

# david-pocock - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Pocock pens open letter to Western Force fans as he signs for Brumbies

The Australian captain took to Facebook to explain the reasons for his move to the Canberra franchise.

# david-pocock - Monday 18 June, 2012

Must do better: Pocock calls for more Wallaby style

Australia have beaten the Grand Slam champions in back-to-back fixtures, but the skipper has demanded an improvement for the final test.

# david-pocock - Monday 14 November, 2011

Pocock struggles with eating disorder

The Wallabies flanker has revealed the surprising extent to which obsessive anxiety about food and physical fitness have impacted his development.

# david-pocock - Monday 24 October, 2011

Thierry Dusautoir wins IRB Player of the Year; gets mistaken for Henry Winning This post contains videos

Thierry Dusautoir wins IRB Player of the Year; gets mistaken for Henry

The French captain received the accolade ahead of David Pocock, Will Genia, Ma’a Nonu, Jerome Kaino and Piri Weepu.

# david-pocock - Thursday 20 October, 2011

The Score’s team of the Rugby World Cup

It’s taken us all of 46 games (and over a month of late nights and early morning), but we’ve finally settled on 15 names worthy of a place on our dream teamsheet.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Who’s the man? IRB announces Player of the Year shortlist Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Who’s the man? IRB announces Player of the Year shortlist

International rugby’s governing body has announced its shortlist for this season’s awards. Five of the six nominees ply their trade in the southern hemisphere.

# david-pocock - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Key considerations: Australia v New Zealand

There’s little to choose between the teams as New Zealand and Australia prepare for their semi-final showdown in Auckland.

# david-pocock - Friday 14 October, 2011

‘I am not a cheat,’ insists Pocock

The flanker was criticised by John Smit for his performance in last Saturday’s game, as Australia edged out South Africa to reach the World Cup semi-finals.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Warburton is up there with Pocock and McCaw, warns O’Callaghan

DOC highlights the “massive threat” posed by the Welsh openside ahead of Saturday’s meeting.

# david-pocock - Friday 16 September, 2011

Pocock sits out training, could still face Ireland

James O’Connor has been named in the Wallabies side to face Ireland but Robbie Deans has a worry over David Pocock.

The Morning Score: Friday

As we get ready for a big weekend of sporting action, here’s everything you need to know this Friday morning.

# david-pocock - Friday 22 July, 2011

A Bluffer’s Guide to… the Tri-Nations Series

The Tri-Nations Series kicks off tomorrow with Australia v South Africa at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Get the low-down on what’s happening and who’ll be making the happenings happen with our latest Bluffer’s Guide.