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#David Pocock

# david-pocock - Friday 23 November, 2018

Pocock pulled from England clash with neck injury after being named in starting line-up

Kurtley Beale and Adam Ashley-Cooper have also been dropped by coaching staff for breaching team protocols.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Analysis: The David Pocock offside penalty that wasn't really a penalty

The Wallabies flanker is a deeply intelligent rugby player and this penalty was worth a closer look.

# david-pocock - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'That’s not a very nice term to use' - Michael Cheika hits back at Neil Francis

The ex-Ireland international labelled David Pocock ‘a cancer on the game’.

'I love the land, I love the people and I’m optimistic for what Zimbabwe can become'

David Pocock showed no ill effects on his return to Test rugby against Ireland last weekend.

# david-pocock - Monday 4 June, 2018

'We're both grown men and we talked about things' - Folau's anti-gay stance won't divide Wallabies, says Pocock

Folau has been embroiled in a storm over the last week, sending rugby chiefs into damage control.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Analysis: Attention to detail and violence help Ireland deny Pocock

We examine each of the Wallabies back row’s efforts to steal Irish possession last weekend.

# david-pocock - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Analysis: David Pocock's understanding of the laws leads to a unique turnover

The Wallabies back row showed his intelligence in what should have been a game-changing moment.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Pocock nearing return as Australia make tough trip to Auckland this weekend

Australia may have 30 years of history against them in New Zealand on Saturday, but they might also have their influential back row in harness.

# david-pocock - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Dave Pocock posted an extremely in-depth pic after surgery on his broken hand

Fair warning: Pocock’s Tweet is far more than skin deep and the squeamish among you may want to avoid it.

# david-pocock - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Pocock ruled out of remainder of Rugby Championship with hand injury

Australia will face the last two games of the Rugby Championship without the back-row.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Cheika dumps props for second Test as he looks for instant response against England

Australia’s team for Melbourne shows four changes from the first Test defeat.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'It was not my intention to hurt Michael' - Pocock apologises for 'choke hold' on opponent Reaction This post contains videos

'It was not my intention to hurt Michael' - Pocock apologises for 'choke hold' on opponent

The Brumbies player pleaded guilty to grasping the neck of Waikato Chiefs opponent Michael Leitch.

# david-pocock - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent Choke Tackle This post contains videos

David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent

Pocock pleaded guilty to grasping Michael Leitch’s neck.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

David Pocock to take year off but stick with Australia

The number eight will return to Australia ahead of the 2018 Super rugby season.

# david-pocock - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Cheika confident Pocock will snub move to England that would make him world's highest paid player

Wasps are reportedly aiming to bring the Wallabies back-rower to the Premiership in a deal worth more than £1.4m a season.

# david-pocock - Thursday 3 December, 2015

David Pocock spent his holidays training with anti-poaching scouts in Zimbabwe

And it’s doing him no harm at all judging by his pictures.

# 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.

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