14 Sep Pocock to Lead Wallabies
David Pocock will lead the Wallabies in tomorrow night’s clash with Argentina at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast following Michael Hooper’s withdrawal through injury.
Pocock will skipper the side in Hooper’s absence and shifts into the number seven jersey whilst fellow Brumby Pete Samu resumes his role at number 8, after starring against South Africa last weekend.
Hooper trained on Thursday on the Gold Coast but medical staff decided not to risk the 26-year old tomorrow night.
Qantas Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said: “He felt his hamstring a bit at training yesterday afternoon and with his recent history, we just thought it was best not to push it.
“He was really keen to play this weekend but a week off will be a good thing for him to just get it right,” Cheika said.
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All Qantas Wallabies matches will also be screened LIVE and free in HD on TEN and WIN Network and streaming on tenplay.com.au
Tickets are still available for the Mitsubishi Estate Rugby Championship Test matches on the Gold Coast against Argentina. For tickets, visit ticketek.com.au.