23 Oct 2010

Pocock voted tops by his peers

7:08 am on 23 October 2010

David Pocock's form for the Wallabies this year has been reflected by his peers voting the 22-year-old Western Force flanker a landslide winner of the prestigious John Eales Medal.

Pocock polled 269 votes to finish well clear of last year's winner, Matt Giteau, five-eighth Quade Cooper and the current captain Wallabies captain Rocky Elsom.

The award was voted on by all Wallabies who were game day members over a 15-Test period covering the last 12 months.

The Zimbabwean-born Pocock also topped the public poll for the Wallaby of the Year.