|Date of birth||23 April 1988|
|Debut||2008 vs New Zealand, Hong Kong|
Represented Australian Schools against Japan High Schools, Samoan U18s and New Zealand Schools. He was then selected to tour the U.K. and Ireland where he started at No.7 in all four Tests against England U17s, England U18s, Wales U18s and Ireland U18s.
Selected in the Australian squad which won the U19s Junior World Championship title in the United Arab Emirates.
Selected in the Australian squad for the IRB U19s Junior World Championship title in Ireland.
Pocock captained Australia at the inaugural U20s Junior World Championships in Wales and won his first Test cap off the bench against New Zealand in Hong Kong. He picked up a second cap as a replacement in the Spring Tour Test against Italy in Padova.
Pocock played in 13 of the season’s 14 Tests and by the Spring Tour had established himself as Australia’s first-choice openside flanker. He won his first Test start against Italy in Melbourne.
Pocock started at openside flanker in all 15 Tests of 2010. His dominant season was crowned when he won the prestigious John Eales Medal.
Pocock played 10 Tests and won selection in his first Rugby World Cup. His performance in Australia’s quarter-final win over South Africa is considered one of the greatest individual Test performances.
Pocock became the 79th Wallaby to captain his country when selected to lead the side in the one-off Test against Scotland, the three Test home series against Wales and the Rugby Championship. His season was interrupted when forced to undergo surgery after he damaged the articular cartilage in his right knee, but he returned for the final internatoinal of the year.
Pocock missed the entire international season after he underwent surgery to repair a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.
Pocock was ruled out of the Wallabies’ Test season after he re-ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament playing for the Brumbies.
Pocock returned with a vengeance in 2015. He won his 50th Test cap, oddly off the bench, in the second Bledisloe Test in New Zealand. In total Pocock won nine Test caps in 2015 and starred as a No.8 at the Rugby World Cup alongside Wallabies openside flanker Michael Hooper.
Pocock earned a further 11 caps throughout the 2016 season, six of which came as the run-on XV No.8.
A 12-month sabbatical put Pocock out of the Wallabies fold for the 2017 Test season.