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David Pocock To Retire From Wallabies Duty Following World Cup

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Wallaby flanker David Pocock will retire from international rugby following the World Cup. The 31-year-old will make his 78th Test appearance for Australia on Saturday when he captains the side against Samoa in Parramatta. The destructive flanker announced today however that he will bring the curtain down on his illustrious Wallabies career following this year’s tournament in Japan. The veteran …

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Pocock To Captain Australia On Test Return Against Samoa

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Australia legend David Pocock will make his first Test appearance in almost a year when he captains his side in their final World Cup warm-up game against Samoa this weekend. The 31-year-old hasn’t featured on the international scene since last November after suffering a series of calf, neck and concussion issues which limited him to only three rugby games this …

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David Pocock Will “Kill It” When He’s Back – Michael Hooper

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Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is confident that David Pocock will show his best form for Australia once he makes his return from injury.  Inspirational flanker Pocock has been out of action for six months due to a troubling calf injury but he was named in Michael Cheika’s extended squad for this weekend’s clash with the All Blacks in Perth. This …

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David Pocock Returns To Australia Squad After Injury Absence

David Pocock is back in the Australia squad. Pocock has been out of action since March due a long-standing calf injury. The Australian back-row forward missed the entire Super Rugby campaign and Australia’s first two games of the Rugby Championship. However, after being forced to sit out the tests against South Africa and Argentina, Pocock in back in the Wallabies …

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Michael Cheika Survives Axe But Has Powers Significantly Reduced

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Michael Cheika will survive the axe as Wallabies coach but his powers will be curtailed with Scotland-based Scott Johnson appointed the director of rugby above him, a report said Friday. Cheika has faced a mounting backlash from dismayed fans and former players after winning just four of Australia’s 13 Tests this year. Despite the dire results and a slide to …

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Michael Cheika Defiant Despite Upheaval In Wallabies Camp

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Australia coach Michael Cheika insisted the Wallabies were fully committed to the cause after his extraordinary revelation on the eve of their 2018 finale against England that two veteran backs had been dropped for inviting women into their hotel room. The breach of team discipline involving Adam Ashley-Cooper and Kurtley Beale occurred after Australia’s 9-6 defeat by Wales in Cardiff …

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Australia’s David Pocock Ruled Out Of England Match

Australia back-row David Pocock has been ruled out of Saturday’s international against England, just over a day before the Cook Cup clash at Twickenham. Pocock was in at No 8 when Wallaby coach Michael Cheika named his side on Thursday even though the loose forward was struggling with a neck injury suffered during last week’s 26-7 win away to Italy. …

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Israel Folau And David Pocock Return For The Wallabies

Flanker David Pocock and back Israel Folau were declared fit enough to be included in the starting lineup Thursday in a big boost for the Wallabies ahead of their weekend clash with Argentina. Both players were late scratchings from Australia’s team against South Africa in Brisbane on Saturday but were named in the starting XV for their Rugby Championship showdown …

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Winners And Losers – England v Australia

England have done it. Eddie Jones’ side have run the gauntlet and completed a clean sweep of 2016 with their 13th consecutive victory. Jones deserves a huge amount of credit for what he’s achieved in 2016 as England completed a first Grandslam in 13 years, as well as a 4-0 rout of Australia over the summer and winter. For Australia and …

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