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I'm honestly not too sure what David Pocock's smiling about....
If reports are true, the Brumbies are in an even worse situation than the Hurricanes were last season.
The players are apparently unhappy with Jake White's coaching techniques, and they've lost several of their best players, including Adam Ashley-Cooper, Rocky Elsom and Matt Giteau.
In saying that, the Force (who weren't exactly forced to clear out stars themselves) seem to be in even worse shape, struggling to put a passable first-five on the pitch with Willie Ripia leaving the team after being caught stealing from teammates.
In the end, the trek across Australia will do them no favours, and I expect the Brumbies to muscle down and forge out a win the old-fashioned way.