David Pocock's World Cup turnover stats deserve to be shouted from a rooftop 7 years ago

David Pocock's World Cup turnover stats deserve to be shouted from a rooftop

"David Pocock could open a bakery with the amount of turnovers he makes" - Louis Freeman, Twitter user, October 26 2015.

We have already heralded the Australian back-row after his superhuman performance against Argentina in the World Cup semi-final.

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However, after wrapping our eyes around the latest statistics from World Rugby, it is only right that we celebrate the magnificence of the Zimbabwe-born No.8.

In his four World Cup outings, Pocock has a quite ridiculous 14 turnovers. He secured four against a fearsome Argentina pack on Sunday.

No other player at the tournament is in double figures.

Pocock stats

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The best Irish players, in terms of turnovers, were Iain Henderson and Chris Henry. The Ulster forwards secured five apiece.

Including the World Cup, this is Pocock's year in turnovers.

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The 27-year-old was the talk of Twitter on Sunday and, after settling down to watch a David Attenborough narrated wildlife show, Pocock responded to a couple of the best tributes.