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'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'
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'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'

Apr 17th 2021, 8:25 AM 10,258 Views 10 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll reflects on Ireland’s performance against Wales and looks ahead to the challenge that France will pose.

20 years on: Looking back at Brian O'Driscoll's hat-trick in Paris in 2000
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# Memories

20 years on: Looking back at Brian O'Driscoll's hat-trick in Paris in 2000

Mar 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,863 Views 20 Comments

The 21-year-old centre bagged three wonderful tries in Ireland’s historic 27-25 win.

O'Driscoll: Ireland need a 'thug' who will throw their weight around
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# BOD

O'Driscoll: Ireland need a 'thug' who will throw their weight around

Jan 27th 2020, 12:31 PM 48,195 Views 55 Comments

The former Ireland captain also warned it will be difficult for Andy Farrell to experiment during the Six Nations.

'In the final year, Joe failed to evolve the team when he needed to' - BOD
# Reflection
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# Reflection

'In the final year, Joe failed to evolve the team when he needed to' - BOD

Oct 29th 2019, 1:01 AM 14,670 Views 26 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll wants to see Irish rugby placing a greater focus on developing passing skills.

'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong
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# Legacy

'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong

Oct 19th 2019, 2:21 PM 12,827 Views 45 Comments

‘Look at what he’s done for Ireland over the past six or seven years,’ says Brian O’Driscoll.

O'Driscoll nervous for Schmidt's Ireland after 'horror performance' in London
# Fixable
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# Fixable

O'Driscoll nervous for Schmidt's Ireland after 'horror performance' in London

Aug 27th 2019, 8:51 PM 13,662 Views 21 Comments

The former Ireland captain empathised with Rory Best’s struggles last weekend.

'Johnny is an antagonistic person' - BOD on Sexton's 'confrontational' captaincy style
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# Skippers

'Johnny is an antagonistic person' - BOD on Sexton's 'confrontational' captaincy style

Jan 3rd 2019, 1:03 PM 15,951 Views 59 Comments

O’Driscoll believes it can sometimes have a ‘negative knock-on connotation’ for the team as a whole.

Amy Huberman shared a gas back-to-school photo of Brian O'Driscoll
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# Back To School

Amy Huberman shared a gas back-to-school photo of Brian O'Driscoll

Aug 31st 2018, 9:39 AM 19,294 Views 4 Comments

Why does this 39-year-old man look so much like a child?

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win
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# BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

Mar 18th 2018, 11:55 AM 27,427 Views 13 Comments

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win
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# BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

Mar 18th 2018, 11:26 AM 12,114 Views 5 Comments

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

Scotland should beware 'rugby anorak' Schmidt, says O'Driscoll
# The Joe Show
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# The Joe Show

Scotland should beware 'rugby anorak' Schmidt, says O'Driscoll

Mar 9th 2018, 8:59 AM 17,269 Views 17 Comments

‘One word you associate with Joe Schmidt is detail. I have never known any coach to scrutinise a game like him.’

Brian O'Driscoll had a lovely reunion with the little girl in THAT adorable Temple Street photograph
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Brian O'Driscoll had a lovely reunion with the little girl in THAT adorable Temple Street photograph

Jan 24th 2018, 12:51 PM 9,532 Views 2 Comments

This is almost too cute.

Ireland U20s captain O'Brien follows in the footsteps of BOD and Ringrose
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# Role Models

Ireland U20s captain O'Brien follows in the footsteps of BOD and Ringrose

Jan 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,264 Views 12 Comments

The UCD clubman is an exciting prospect for the future.

O'Driscoll hopes defensive improvement can lift Irish World Cup hopes
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O'Driscoll hopes defensive improvement can lift Irish World Cup hopes

Dec 2nd 2017, 11:36 AM 7,580 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland icon believes the gap between the southern and northern hemispheres has narrowed as the 2019 World Cup nears.

Sonny Bill Williams helps Tana Umaga shut down talk of '05 BOD incident
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# Old Scars

Sonny Bill Williams helps Tana Umaga shut down talk of '05 BOD incident

Jun 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,051 Views 12 Comments

‘If people haven’t put it behind them then they never will,’ said the Blues head coach.

O'Driscoll spear tackle fallout helped 'galvanise' All Blacks, says Graham Henry
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# BOD

O'Driscoll spear tackle fallout helped 'galvanise' All Blacks, says Graham Henry

May 13th 2017, 10:23 AM 9,392 Views 20 Comments

“The guys had respect for Brian and they didn’t want that to happen. I think they handled it pretty well.”

17 times Amy Huberman and Brian O’Driscoll were the soundest couple
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# BOD And Hubes

17 times Amy Huberman and Brian O’Driscoll were the soundest couple

Apr 8th 2017, 8:00 PM 27,676 Views 2 Comments

This pair.

Brian O'Driscoll got his steak salted by the one and only Salt Bae last night
# Life Made Meal Ruined
# Life Made Meal Ruined

Brian O'Driscoll got his steak salted by the one and only Salt Bae last night

Feb 15th 2017, 8:04 AM 12,621 Views 4 Comments

BOD-level meme.

'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special'
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'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special'

Feb 2nd 2017, 11:20 AM 26,084 Views 24 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll has been impressed with Garry Ringrose’s emergence at outside centre.

'It is probably the biggest tournament we're capable of hosting' - O'Driscoll
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# BOD

'It is probably the biggest tournament we're capable of hosting' - O'Driscoll

Nov 16th 2016, 7:45 AM 6,854 Views 5 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll has been helping out with Ireland’s Rugby World Cup 2023 bid.

'It was probably the game that re-attached me as a fan again' - BOD savoured the Chicago All Blacks win
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# The BOD Support

'It was probably the game that re-attached me as a fan again' - BOD savoured the Chicago All Blacks win

Nov 16th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,500 Views 3 Comments

The former Irish captain relished the victory at Soldier Field.

O'Driscoll hopes to see Leinster culture boosted by Henry's short stay
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# Bod On Ted

O'Driscoll hopes to see Leinster culture boosted by Henry's short stay

Jul 5th 2016, 1:11 PM 7,594 Views 12 Comments

O’Driscoll hopes to see Henry usher in tools which ensure “mediocrity won’t be acceptable.”

Brian O'Driscoll is not tempted by coaching
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Brian O'Driscoll is not tempted by coaching

Apr 8th 2016, 2:32 PM 10,817 Views 7 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll and the Hoff. Together at last.

BOD, Hook and D'Arcy deliver their verdict on Andy Farrell's new Ireland role
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# Reaction

BOD, Hook and D'Arcy deliver their verdict on Andy Farrell's new Ireland role

Jan 6th 2016, 7:45 PM 17,232 Views 25 Comments

The rugby league legend’s role will start at this summer’s tour to South Africa.

O'Driscoll pays tribute to McCaw after losing Tests record
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# BOD

O'Driscoll pays tribute to McCaw after losing Tests record

Aug 15th 2015, 3:06 PM 12,204 Views 15 Comments

After losing his caps record to Richie McCaw, BOD hailed the New Zealand legend’s achievement.

BOD and D'Arcy are hairstyle fwends! It's the sporting tweets of the week
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# Tweet Tweet

BOD and D'Arcy are hairstyle fwends! It's the sporting tweets of the week

May 10th 2015, 10:30 AM 7,182 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Donaghy, Jerome Boateng, Carl Froch, Sean Cronin and Noel Connors all make the cut as well.

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement
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# Paulie

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

Apr 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 18,917 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

No cans by the canal for BOD, he's hanging out with other sporting legends in Dubai
# Fun In The Sun
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# Fun In The Sun

No cans by the canal for BOD, he's hanging out with other sporting legends in Dubai

Apr 21st 2015, 1:54 PM 13,091 Views 12 Comments

Not a plastic bag in sight.

No prizes for guessing who BOD thinks will reach the Champions Cup final
# European Champions Cup
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# European Champions Cup

No prizes for guessing who BOD thinks will reach the Champions Cup final

Apr 17th 2015, 3:46 PM 6,324 Views 2 Comments

He thinks Clermont are “the best team that have never won the European Cup” and the strongest of the four remaining sides.

Brian O'Driscoll has explained the story behind his legendary 'tomato' quote
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# Words Of Wisdom

Brian O'Driscoll has explained the story behind his legendary 'tomato' quote

Apr 16th 2015, 1:29 PM 19,869 Views 14 Comments

Poor aul’ Gordon D’Arcy.

Brian O'Driscoll wants off 'The Good Wall', will Andy Lee oblige?
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# Humblebrag

Brian O'Driscoll wants off 'The Good Wall', will Andy Lee oblige?

Apr 15th 2015, 12:10 PM 14,840 Views 34 Comments

Number one, number 13. Whatever.

BOD explains why that final penalty call against Bath was in Leinster's favour
# Breakdown
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# Breakdown

BOD explains why that final penalty call against Bath was in Leinster's favour

Apr 9th 2015, 10:05 AM 10,809 Views 10 Comments

There was some controversy around Jerome Garces’ decision in the final minute last Saturday.

UPDATE: Brian O’Driscoll was caught rapid enjoying his 'business trip' a bit too much
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# Crowdsurf

UPDATE: Brian O’Driscoll was caught rapid enjoying his 'business trip' a bit too much

Mar 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 11,423 Views 2 Comments

Ah, rookie mistake.

This exchange between Brian O’Driscoll and Amy Huberman is the definition of domestic bliss
# Relationship Goals
# Relationship Goals

This exchange between Brian O’Driscoll and Amy Huberman is the definition of domestic bliss

Mar 25th 2015, 2:14 PM 13,590 Views 4 Comments

Even they fight about… raisins.

Irish rugby legend to star in ITV's Rugby World Cup coverage
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# RWC2015

Irish rugby legend to star in ITV's Rugby World Cup coverage

Mar 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 21,186 Views 18 Comments

Big news for those of you with the multichannel.

11 essential phrases to bluff your way through the Six Nations
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# Dat Sport

11 essential phrases to bluff your way through the Six Nations

Feb 7th 2015, 1:00 PM 6,332 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the comprehensive guide to bumbling your way through Ireland matches over the next couple of months.

Rory McIlroy tries to teach BOD a 'rugby style' golf trick shot From The42

Rory McIlroy tries to teach BOD a 'rugby style' golf trick shot

Jan 15th 2015, 8:08 PM 10,990 Views 7 Comments

This has the making of a wonderful sitcom.

The story behind this euphoric picture of Brian O'Driscoll retiring a champion
# Behind The Lens
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# Behind The Lens

The story behind this euphoric picture of Brian O'Driscoll retiring a champion

Dec 23rd 2014, 8:00 AM 24,805 Views 25 Comments

We spoke the man who captured the iconic moment.

Brian O'Driscoll recreates that pass to himself against Ulster in front of the BT cameras
# Still Got It
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# Still Got It

Brian O'Driscoll recreates that pass to himself against Ulster in front of the BT cameras

Dec 15th 2014, 11:49 PM 8,704 Views 10 Comments

BOD rolled back the years.

BOD, Joe Schmidt and Hozier starred in The Nativity in this morning's Gift Grub
# Hilarious
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# Hilarious

BOD, Joe Schmidt and Hozier starred in The Nativity in this morning's Gift Grub

Dec 11th 2014, 10:37 AM 5,927 Views 2 Comments

It turns out Tommy Bowe is the the saviour of Irish rugby while there was also a dig at Ray D’Arcy.

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