"On his day he was a beast" – David Pocock picks his four toughest opponents - Ruck

“On his day he was a beast” – David Pocock picks his four toughest opponents

Wallabies legend David Pocock was asked during a recent Q&A to name his top three toughest opponents from his stellar career. Here’s who he picked:

The 32-year-old, who retired from international rugby after 83 Tests following the 2019 World Cup last year, hung up his boots in 2020.

The Zimbabwe-born openside flanker, who made his debut for the Wallabies in 2008 and played at his first Rugby World Cup in 2011, was widely considered one of the best players in his position.

Pocock was appointed captain in 2012 to succeed an injured James Horwill but suffered the first of several serious knee injuries in 2013.

DAVID POCOCK: THREE TOUGHEST OPPONENTS:

#4. James Haskell (England)

Pocock said: “Loved our tussles over the years. That one time he nailed me over here gets tweeted to me at least once a day. On his day he was a beast.”

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