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Deans hopeful about Pocock return

Wallabies captain David Pocock has not played since suffering knee ligament damage against the All Blacks in August.
Wallabies captain David Pocock has not played since suffering knee ligament damage against the All Blacks in August. Getty Images: Mark Kolbe

ROBBIE Deans remains hopeful of getting champion flanker David Pocock on the paddock for the final game of the Wallabies' European tour against Wales in Cardiff next weekend.

Pocock has been struggling with a calf strain which has delayed his long-awaited comeback.

The number seven was expected to return in the second Test of the tour against England at Twickenham but suffered a setback training in Paris the week before.

Deans says it's so far so good for Pocock, who hasn't played since he suffered knee ligament damage in the Wallabies' opening Bledisloe Cup match with New Zealand in August. "He's been running this week and hopefully he'll be available to us next week," Deans said.

"We're just being precautionary and I guess we've got the luxury of being able to do that.

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