For advocates of the school of hard knocks, as David Pocock made light of the cuts and bruises that adorned his features as he met the media yesterday and was asked how much more of a battering he could take.
“I don’t know what you mean,” he said with a grin.
“I’m feeling really good. It’s getting towards the end of the season, so you’ve played a lot of rugby and your body gets used to recovering, and we’ve got an outstanding strength and conditioning and medical team, and physios who look after us, so there’ll be no trouble getting up for another game.”
The do still make ‘em like that it seems....