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Date TimeSeptember 06, 2019
VoiceFlanker says it is good to be ‘finishing up’ with Will Genia31-year-old has played 77 Tests for Australia to dateAustralia forward David Pocock has confirmed that he would play no more Test rugby after taking part in his third Rugby World Cup for the Wallabies in Japan. The 31-year-old flanker, who will captain Australia in their final World Cup warm-up against Samoa in Sydney on Saturday, had already made it clear in May he would not be seeking a new contract with Rugby Australia.
David Pocock to end Test rugby career after Wallabies World Cup tilt
As befits a player who does his best work in the dark corners of the ruck, Pocock made the announcement by stealth, telling a news conference it was going to be good “finishing up” with scrumhalf Will Genia. He later made it clearer when asked about playing his last Test on home soil.

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