# David Pocock

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End of the road as ex-Wallabies captain Pocock calls time on rugby career
Australian great David Pocock is looking to the future after opting against a return to Japan.
Wallabies flanker Pocock to retire from Tests after Rugby World Cup
The upcoming tournament will mark David Pocock’s last matches for the Wallabies.
Australia's prodigal son on the verge of a sensational return
James O’Connor could join Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad six years after a string of off-field incidents saw him exiled.
Cheika gives Pocock a better than '50-50' chance of playing in World Cup
The Wallabies flanker continues to battle his way back from injury.
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.
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.
'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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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 hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent
Pocock pleaded guilty to grasping Michael Leitch’s neck.
David Pocock to take year off but stick with Australia
The number eight will return to Australia ahead of the 2018 Super rugby season.
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 spent his holidays training with anti-poaching scouts in Zimbabwe
And it’s doing him no harm at all judging by his pictures.
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.
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.
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.’
'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity'
David Pocock ‘is a really interesting character,’ says Michael Cheika.
Pocock escapes a citing following incident in win against Wales
Pocock appeared to strike Scott Baldwin with his knee.
Gatland brings in Tipuric to combat Pocock in six changes for Australia game
Justin Tipuric replaces Dan Lydiate in the backrow.
England crash out of World Cup after Wallabies rip up Twickenham
Stuart Lancaster will come under serious pressure after a second defeat at Twickenham.
Two key Wallabies have penned new contracts to stay in Australia
Good news for the Aussies ahead of the World Cup.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 forwards capable of dominating the Rugby World Cup
Rucks, mauls, scrummaging… that sort of thing.
Analysis: Hurricanes limit Pocock's turnover threat to make Super final
Chris Boyd’s side smashed the in-form openside at every opportunity.
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.
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.
Former Australia captain Pocock arrested after chaining himself to a coal digger
ARU hand Pocock a formal warning following environmental protest.
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 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.