True Grit: The David Pocock Story – Part 1

first_imgWednesday Feb 24, 2016 True Grit: The David Pocock Story – Part 1 To most rugby fans, David Pocock is that Wallaby who cannot be moved off the ball. Dig a little deeper though, and you’ll find that he’s a unique individual with a fascinating story. In this enlightening film, we get to travel back to his former homeland to learn more.Pocock, still just 27, is arguably one of the best rugby players on the planet right now.But fifteen years ago his family’s lives were turned upside down as they fled politically savaged Zimbabwe, searching for a more peaceful upbringing for the three brothers in Australia.In this short documentary we see David and partner Emma travel back to southern Africa, visiting his family’s farms and explaining, through the use of extensive home footage, exactly what the early days were like, and how the trauma has shaped those who experienced it.Pocock talks about always wanting to be a professional rugby player, aiming to be a Springbok from a young age, and then when moving to Brisbane took things to another level with extreme dedication, perhaps as a way of coping with the past.It is a fascinating insight into not only the life of modern rugby great, but the documentary also covers an important piece of history, an unfortunate circumstance that has shaped Pocock’s drive for effecting social and enviromental change in both Australia and Africa.Note: 27 minutes long. Part 2 will be posted next weekADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Player Features Related Articles 28 WEEKS AGO New Zealand rugby pod admit Owen Farrell… 29 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Bath prop launches Amazon documentary… 30 WEEKS AGO The highs and lows of Yoann Huget after he… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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