Former Wallabies prop Richard Harry says ACT Brumbies flanker David Pocock is the "bloke you want to go to war with", while Canberra Raiders great Bradley Clyde believes the former Wallabies captain was part of a "milestone case" that has changed the Australian sporting landscape.
Imagine if David Pocock was invisible. He'd be able to pinch the ball the breakdown without being penalised and people would be able to see what the real issue was this week - a homophobic slur.
Royals will delay a decision on whether to pursue action against Soakai Tai until after their clash against the club's former club in a local rugby grudge match against the Queanbeyan Whites on Saturday.
Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is "preparing to get hurt" in a charity match on Saturday before joining the Wallabies' pre-World Cup camp.
Tevita Kuridrani has vowed to comeback from injury bigger and stronger to ensure his World Cup dream remains intact as he braces for an eight-week stint on the sideline.
Uncapped Brumbies flanker Jarrad Butler looms as a potential Rugby World Cup bolter.
The ACT Brumbies will shelve Super Rugby hostilities to join forces with the NSW Waratahs in camp this weekend, adamant the fire and controversy of a heated battle in Sydney will be buried to focus on the Wallabies.
World Cup winning captain Nick Farr-Jones dismissed suggestions David Pocock's strong views on social issues would stop the ACT Brumbies flanker captaining the Wallabies again.
Senior Waratahs, Wallabies and Brumbies figures have backed David Pocock for condemning homophobic slurs in the Brumbies' spiteful derby clash with the Waratahs.
Former Australian Wallabies winger Clyde Rathbone says the world needs "more David Pococks".
Brisbane's gay rugby union club, the Brisbane Hustlers, has applauded David Pocock's stance on homophobic slurs.
David Pocock's principled stand against homophobia on the rugby field will cost him any chance of captaining Australia again, says former Wallaby Greg Martin.
David Pocock and the ACT Brumbies stood tall on the rugby field to do their bit in taking up the fight against homophobia.
ACT Brumbies players quizzed as Jacques Potgieter fined $20,000 for homophobic slur.
The Waratahs' marquee international, Jacques Potgieter, has been fined $20,000 – with $10,000 suspended – for using homophobic slurs during his side's Super Rugby derby against the Brumbies at Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Sunday afternoon.
NSW Waratahs forward Jaques Potgieter has apologised for using homophobic slurs in the match against the ACT Brumbies, describing the incident as an "offhand remark" after being fined $20,000 by the ARU.
The ACT Brumbies are searching for a new outside centre with news that star No.13 Tevita Kuridrani is set for a two-month stint on the sidelineswith a shoulder injury.
Not for the first time, David Pocock takes a stand for what he believes in. He speaks up, when others don't.
Israel Folau's potential switch to the Wallabies' midfield has taken a significant step forward.
Allegations of homophobic slurs marred a resounding return to form for the Waratahs, who delivered a 28-13 win over arch rivals the Brumbies.