David Pocock
Debut 2011 vs Italy, Auckland
Caps 10 World Cup matches
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David Pocock has a successful history at the Rugby World Cup, garnering praise for standout performances. His quarter-final performance in 2011 against South Africa has been lauded as one of the best individual matches in the tournament’s history. After two seasons out with injury, Pocock was back at his destructive best in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The 27-year-old holds the current mark for most World Cup turnovers in history, with 29 through his two tournaments, besting players including former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw. In 10 Rugby World Cup matches, Pocock has scored five tries, including a double against Fiji in the 2015 opener.