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Pocock shades Hooper in People's Choice XV

  • Pocock shades Hooper in People's Choice XV

    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JULY 22: David Pocock of the Brumbies runs during the Super Rugby Quarterfinal match between the Brumbies and the Highlanders at GIO Stadium on July 22, 2016 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

David Pocock is preferred to Michael Hooper as openside flanker and Israel Folau is chosen at outside centre in an Australian Super Rugby team of the year selected by the public in a Rugby Union Players Association poll.

The team includes two uncapped players in young NSW Waratahs No.8 Jed Holloway and flying Melbourne Rebels winger Sefanaia Naivalu.

The team is Dane Haylett-Petty (Western Force), Sefanaia Naivalu (Melbourne Rebels), Israel Folau (NSW Waratahs), Matt Toomua (Brumbies), Rob Horne (NSW Waratahs), Bernard Foley (NSW Waratahs), Nick Phipps (NSW Waratahs), Jed Holloway (NSW Waratahs), David Pocock (Brumbies), Scott Fardy (Brumbies), Adam Coleman (Western Force), Rory Arnold (Brumbies), Greg Holmes (Queensland Reds), Stephen Moore (Brumbies), James Slipper (Queensland Reds).

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