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Pocock suspended for three weeks

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 5/04/2016

David Pocock of the Brumbies looks dejected after dropping a pass during the round six Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Chiefs at GIO Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Canberra, Australia © Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images David Pocock of the Brumbies looks dejected after dropping a pass during the round six Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Chiefs at GIO Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Canberra, Australia Brumbies superstar David Pocock has been hit with a three-week suspension but will only miss two Super Rugby matches for a neck grab.

The flanker on Tuesday pleaded guilty to grasping Chiefs No.8 Michael Leitch late in the Brumbies' loss at GIO Stadium on Saturday night.

The Brumbies have a bye this round, meaning Pocock will only miss matches against the NSW Waratahs at Allianz Stadium on April 16 and the Crusaders the following Sunday at home.

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