Queenstown comeback for Pocock

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 06:46
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David Pocock will make his return from injury when he leads the Brumbies in their pre-season clash with the Highlanders in Queenstown this weekend.

David Pocock will make his return from injury when he leads the Brumbies in their pre-season clash with the Highlanders in Queenstown this weekend.

The star flank has been out of the game since March last year when he injured his knee, but is back to full fitness and will lead the Brumbies touring squad in the absence of Ben Mowen who is being rested.

One of two trial matches scheduled for the Brumbies before Super Rugby gets underway, the Highlanders will provide a big test for the tourists who will travel to New Zealand on Thursday morning.

All five EPS players have been included in the squad which will also include train-on members of the squad Rodney Iona, Matt Hawke, Michael Smith and Tom Staniforth.

Along with EPS players Lachlan McCaffrey, Allan Alaalatoa, JP Smith and Michael Dowsett, new Brumbies Haru Tetakawa, Jarrad Butler, Jack Whetton, Lionel Cronje and Conrad Hoffmann will all make their first appearances in the gold and navy strip.

The Brumbies will train on Tuesday, travel to Sydney on Wednesday before leaving for Queenstown on Thursday morning.

Brumbies squad: Allan Alaalatoa , Fotu Auelua, Jarrad Butler, Sam Carter, Robbie Coleman, Lionel Cronje, Michael Dowsett, Matt Hawke, Conrad Hoffman, Rod Iona, Josh MannRea , Pat McCabe, Lachlan McCaffery, David Pocock, Leon Power, Clyde Rathbone, Siliva Siliva, Scott Sio, Andrew Smith, JP Smith, Michael Smith, Ruan Smith, Henry Speight, Tom Stainiforth, Haru Tetakawa, Jack Whetton, Stephan Van der Walt.

Date: Friday, January 31
Venue: Recreation Ground, Queenstown
Kick-off: 18.00 (05.00 GMT)
Referee: Garratt Williamson

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Golden Lions v Griquas 24 | 30
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Western Province v Free State Cheetahs 25 | 32
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Boland v Free State Cheetahs 16 | 44
Hurricanes v Lions 20 | 3
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Pumas v Sharks 10 | 33
Blue Bulls v Western Province 45 | 26
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Lions v Highlanders 42 | 30
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