David Pocock wants to win against Wales – Rugby News Update

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David Pocock wants to win against Wales – Rugby News Update
David Pocock, the 24-year-old Australian flanker and current captain of the team wants to make amends against Wales, when they play at Brisbane on Saturday, June 9.
Wales is currently on tour in Australia, where they are going to play a three-match test series against the Wallabies. Having lost a test against Scotland last Tuesday, Pocock and his men want to prove that they are still in line to replace the All Blacks
as the number one team in rugby by the end of the season.
Pocock who suffered from hypothermia after the game against Scotland at Newcastle due to the cold conditions, is confident that he can rally the team ahead of the all important clash against Wales, who come to Australia on the back of winning the 2012 Six
Nations Grand Slam.
"It's a Welsh team that has a lot of confidence, they've been building for a long time," said Pocock.
"We have to put (Tuesday's loss) behind ourselves quickly," he told reporters in Brisbane. "It's been a short but good preparation.
"It's going to take a lot of character to bounce back but I think we can do it."
Wales has not won against Australia in Australia since 1969 and they are keen to end their 43 year wait. The last time these two teams met, Australia came on top, and Wales will want to take revenge for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Wales have the advantage of being together for a few weeks, while Australia is going to make several changes to the team that played against Scotland. They have had only one session to prepare for this test but they are confident that they can achieve victory.
"It's irrelevant what side they put on the park, they are a fantastic side," Wales skills coach Neil Jenkins told reporters. "They are certainly the best or second best side in the world for me.”
"And hopefully we won't give Australia a good start."
Pocock is Zimbabwean-born and has struggled to win over his adopted country. However he has made 41 appearances for the Wallabies, starting 32 games and coming on as a substitute 9 times.



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