David Pocock


Brumbies back under-rated Jarrad Butler to challenge NSW Waratahs captain Michael Hooper

Chris Dutton He's perhaps the most underrated player in the biggest Australian derby in more than a decade, but the ACT Brumbies are adamant unheralded Jarrad Butler is ready to lock horns with Wallabies captain...


Brumbies breakaway David Pocock wary of Waikato Chiefs' finals experience

Injured Brumby David Pocock.

David Polkinghorne Last week finals experience was the ACT Brumbies' friend, but this week it's their enemy.

Brumbies star David Pocock primed for comeback match in Queenstown

David Pocock will play his first game in 10 months when he captains the Brumbies in their first trial game of the year against the Highlanders.


David Pocock targets Brumbies form before shot at Wallabies

David Pocock

Chris Dutton Wallabies star breakaway David Pocock admits he's nervous before his first game in 10 months as he begins his attempt to reclaim his Test spot from John Eales Medal winner Michael Hooper.

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Phil Kearns says David Pocock could return an even better player

Sport: Brumbies name touring squad. David Pocock. 28th of January 2014. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

David Polkinghorne Former Wallabies captain Phil Kearns thinks ''world class'' David Pocock could become an even better player than he was before he busted his knee, pointing to Tim Horan's stellar 1999 World Cup as...

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David Pocock already back near his Wallabies best, says Ben Mowen

David Barbeler Brumbies captain Ben Mowen has lauded the return of Wallabies star flanker David Pocock, saying it's taken just two games for his form to return to international standard.

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Changes won't hurt Brumbies, says David Pocock

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen and David Pocock are adamant a tumultuous off-season won’t derail the ACT Brumbies.

Pat McCabe, David Pocock to return from injury for ACT Brumbies

Brumbies players Pat McCabe, Sam Carter, and David Pocock at Queanbeyan South Primary School for a Question and Answer session for students in grades three through to six.
The Canberra Times
12 February 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Luckless Wallabies centre Pat McCabe will make his Super Rugby comeback in the ACT Brumbies round one clash against the Queensland Reds.


Brumbies plan to make David Pocock man of many talents

Sport: Canberra Brumbies player David Pocock at the Canberra airport. 27th of February 2014, Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton The Brumbies believe they can expand David Pocok's game to help him become one of Australia's all-time greats.


Perth crowd will welcome ACT Brumbies' David Pocock: Foley

Chris Pike The Western Force are looking to repeat their last-round upset of the Brumbies in 2013 on Saturday night.


Pat McCabe, David Pocock to be back for Brumbies from injury


David Polkinghorne Brumbies winger Clyde Rathbone believes Pat McCabe has the confidence to win any mental battle related to his latest neck injury, after initial scans cleared the inside-centre of a recurrence of his...

George Smith held up as Brumbies' ideal replacement for injured David Pocock in Super Rugby

George Smith.

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have been urged to send an SOS to Australian great George Smith if they need an injury replacement for David Pocock, with former Wallaby Rod Kafer declaring Smith could be a Super...


Brumbies must overcome loss of injured star David Pocock

Brumbies player Ben Alexander after training.
The Canberra Times
04 March 2014
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are adamant it will be ''business as usual'' without superstar flanker David Pocock.

David Pocock's scans 'inconclusive'

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 01: David Pocock of the Brumbies runs with the ball during the round three Super Rugby match between the Western Force and the ACT Brumbies at nib Stadium on March 1, 2014 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Wallabies flanker David Pocock is still no closer to learning how much longer he will sidelined by a knee injury after a second series of scans proved inconclusive.


Fears David Pocock could miss ACT Brumbies' Super Rugby season 2014

Will the Brumbies send another SOS to George Smith?

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have been urged to send an SOS to George Smith if they need an injury replacement for David Pocock, with former Wallaby Rod Kafer declaring Smith can be a Super Rugby revelation this...


David Pocock's knee surgery leads to chance reunion with Zimbabwe school friend

David Pocock

Jon Tuxworth Brumbies rugby superstar David Pocock’s on-field luck may be low, but a chance encounter has placed him in the care of an old school-friend from Zimbabwe.


Jarrad Butler, the Brumbies' new David Pocock, goes home

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 08: Jarrad Butler of the Brumbies is tackled during the Super Rugby trial match between the Brumbies and the ACT XV at Viking Park on February 8, 2014 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Super Rugby rookie Jarrad Butler isn't fazed by his task to replace David Pocock.


Brumbies' Ben Mowen rejects notion injured David Pocock won't bounce back

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Ben Mowen of the Brumbies poses for photos during the Australian Super Rugby season launch at Horizons, South Maroubra beach on February 12, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Ben Mowen said any suggestions David Pocock would never get back to his best were ''a bunch of crap''.


David Pocock's season over after second knee reconstruction in two seasons

David Pocock

Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies and Wallabies superstar David Pocock has had his second knee reconstruction in 12 months, cruelly ending his Super Rugby season after just two games.

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ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says side can cover David Pocock

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.

David Polkinghorne Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is confident he has the experience to cover Wallabies flanker David Pocock.