OF COURSE BRIAN O’ Driscoll’s most memorable TV appearances throughout his career have been on the rugby pitch.
But for the day that’s in it RTÉ has shared some of his standout on-camera moments off the pitch, from his proud dad, to becoming a proud dad himself, to that blonde hair.
On winning the Six Nations Grand Slam (2009)
A standing ovation on the Late Late Show with Pat.
On camera pranks (2004)
With Tubs on Tubridy Tonight (er what’s that on your chin BOD? And your hair. YOUR HAIR).
And here is talking about that hair (2010)
“The big Irish red head on him”
On the birth of his daughter Sadie (2013)
With Ryan on the Late Late Show chatting about the arrival of he and wife Amy Huberman’s first child.
Brian’s dad Frank speaks proudly about his son (2009)
“One of the luckiest dads in Ireland”.
Meanwhile Barack Obama paid tribute to BOD during the traditional
Brian O’Driscoll lines out in an Irish jersey for the last time for the Ireland v France game at Stade de France in Paris at 5pm today.