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Sean O’Brien and Brian O’Driscoll engage in Twitter embarrassment war
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# Man Versus Tank

Sean O’Brien and Brian O’Driscoll engage in Twitter embarrassment war

Jul 1st 2013, 3:05 PM 23,818 Views 24 Comments

The Lions captain-in-waiting started the light-hearted spat but the Tullow Tank is determined to finish it.

How the Lions rated in their 2nd Test against Australia
# Out Of 10
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# Out Of 10

How the Lions rated in their 2nd Test against Australia

Jun 29th 2013, 1:14 PM 22,592 Views 78 Comments

That was tough going for all concerned.

O'Driscoll aims to keep it simple while chasing new high at Suncorp
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# Breakdown

O'Driscoll aims to keep it simple while chasing new high at Suncorp

Jun 22nd 2013, 12:01 AM 2,335 Views 3 Comments

12 years on from his watershed display at The Gabba, the centre unveiled the gameplan needed for a repeat result.

BO’D: Trust me, my wife has made it very clear this is going to be my last tour
# Butter Wouldn't Melt
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# Butter Wouldn't Melt

BO’D: Trust me, my wife has made it very clear this is going to be my last tour

Jun 4th 2013, 8:38 AM 22,283 Views 38 Comments

Come on Brian, we heard Tana Umaga is thinking of a comeback for the 2017 Lions Tour.

Brian O'Driscoll named Lions captain for Western Force match
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Brian O'Driscoll named Lions captain for Western Force match

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:36 AM 15,521 Views 20 Comments

The centre is one of eight Irishmen named in the British & Irish Lions starting XV for Wednesday’s match.

Brian O'Driscoll: ROG and Jonny Sexton will be allies in France
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# Allo Allo

Brian O'Driscoll: ROG and Jonny Sexton will be allies in France

May 21st 2013, 6:10 PM 5,583 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster talisman says Sexton’s even invited O’Gara to his wedding. He’ll want that bouquet.

"In all the world, I've never seen anyone like him" - O'Driscoll's year in quotes
# Yes/no Gameshow
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# Yes/no Gameshow

"In all the world, I've never seen anyone like him" - O'Driscoll's year in quotes

May 16th 2013, 11:39 AM 5,549 Views 0 Comments

Talk of Brian O’Driscoll’s retirement has been commonplace since the Rugby World Cup in 2011.

Brian O'Driscoll signs on for 1 more year with Leinster and Ireland
# One More Year
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# One More Year

Brian O'Driscoll signs on for 1 more year with Leinster and Ireland

May 16th 2013, 10:07 AM 11,222 Views 48 Comments

Ring the church bells, bake a cake, take the day off work — this is amazing news.

O'Driscoll and D'Arcy major fitness worries for Amlin Cup Final
# Back In Trouble
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# Back In Trouble

O'Driscoll and D'Arcy major fitness worries for Amlin Cup Final

May 12th 2013, 1:36 PM 9,300 Views 7 Comments

The outside and inside centres are suffering from respective back and calf injuries.

Brian, how could you say no to this little tyke?
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# Bod's Babies

Brian, how could you say no to this little tyke?

Apr 29th 2013, 6:00 AM 4,090 Views 4 Comments

‘Please, Mr O’Driscoll. Just 12 more bone-shaking months.’

‘It’s sometimes nice to be tackled when you have the ball’ – BOD on dump tackle
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# Bouncing Bod

‘It’s sometimes nice to be tackled when you have the ball’ – BOD on dump tackle

Apr 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,224 Views 14 Comments

The Leinster star has left citing debates to the league officials and is focusing on Biarritz.

Brian O'Driscoll thinks Henry Shefflin is Ireland's greatest ever athlete
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# BOD

Brian O'Driscoll thinks Henry Shefflin is Ireland's greatest ever athlete

Apr 19th 2013, 6:11 PM 7,745 Views 9 Comments

And 5 other things we learned from his latest Lions Q and A.

Brian O'Driscoll tries his hand at making Vietnamese spring rolls
# From Ruck To Cook
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# From Ruck To Cook

Brian O'Driscoll tries his hand at making Vietnamese spring rolls

Apr 17th 2013, 12:20 PM 2,240 Views 0 Comments

Is it lunchtime yet? We’re starving.

Mane man: Brian O'Driscoll targets 4th Lions tour
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Mane man: Brian O'Driscoll targets 4th Lions tour

Apr 10th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,190 Views 0 Comments

Retirement? “I just have to play it out this season and see how things unfold and then I’ll make a call after that.”

Looks like we've made it... BOD and Hubes on the cover of this week's Phoenix
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# Cover Story

Looks like we've made it... BOD and Hubes on the cover of this week's Phoenix

Mar 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 4,098 Views 0 Comments

We get jokes.

Brian O'Driscoll handed 3-week ban for stamp on Italian
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# BOD

Brian O'Driscoll handed 3-week ban for stamp on Italian

Mar 20th 2013, 2:48 PM 13,588 Views 39 Comments

The decision means the talismanic centre will miss two Rabo games and the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final.

O'Driscoll and Marshall concussion doubts for Italy match
# Bruised Bod
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# Bruised Bod

O'Driscoll and Marshall concussion doubts for Italy match

Mar 11th 2013, 1:29 PM 9,451 Views 9 Comments

The Irish backline against Italy in Rome will be unrecognisable from the one that started against Wales in February.

'I don't think we've seen the last of him yet' - Calls for O'Driscoll to play on
# He Is Legend
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# He Is Legend

'I don't think we've seen the last of him yet' - Calls for O'Driscoll to play on

Mar 10th 2013, 2:41 PM 31,100 Views 55 Comments

Keith Earls, Donnacha Ryan and Maxime Medard lavished the legendary centre with praise after Ireland and France drew.

Man of the match Murray backs decision to replace him on the hour
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# 6 Nations

Man of the match Murray backs decision to replace him on the hour

Mar 10th 2013, 12:09 PM 3,036 Views 3 Comments

The Munster number nine says Ireland just lacked an ability to keep the scoreboard ticking over.

Snapshot: Was that Brian O'Driscoll's last game at Lansdowne Road?
# Legend
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# Legend

Snapshot: Was that Brian O'Driscoll's last game at Lansdowne Road?

Mar 9th 2013, 7:49 PM 11,486 Views 24 Comments

The centre cut a dejected figure leaving the Aviva Stadium today.

Gabbin' with BOD: O'Driscoll on Scotland, Sadie and his rugby future
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# Lucky 13

Gabbin' with BOD: O'Driscoll on Scotland, Sadie and his rugby future

Feb 27th 2013, 9:30 AM 1,995 Views 1 Comment

There was a whole lot to talk about.

Cheese chips and Brucie? 7 things we learned about Brian O'Driscoll from #askbrian
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# The Boss

Cheese chips and Brucie? 7 things we learned about Brian O'Driscoll from #askbrian

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:57 AM 16,243 Views 12 Comments

It’s all cry babies and dirty nappies at the moment. But enough about the post-England team meeting.

Immortalise this: 13 possible poses for a Brian O’Driscoll statue
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# Solid

Immortalise this: 13 possible poses for a Brian O’Driscoll statue

Feb 17th 2013, 7:59 PM 165,559 Views 29 Comments

How do you picture Ireland’s record try-scorer in your mind’s eye?

'It's great to have a warrior in your dressing room like Brian O'Driscoll'
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

'It's great to have a warrior in your dressing room like Brian O'Driscoll'

Feb 10th 2013, 12:34 PM 2,225 Views 0 Comments

Ireland lock Donncha O’Callaghan pays credit to the former captain in what could be his final match against England.

So, a newspaper in New Zealand reckons Brian O'Driscoll is 'Britain's greatest' rugby star
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

So, a newspaper in New Zealand reckons Brian O'Driscoll is 'Britain's greatest' rugby star

Feb 8th 2013, 11:41 AM 22,365 Views 103 Comments

Should you tell them or shall we?

'I wish somebody had left O'Driscoll in Ireland' - Shaun Edwards
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# Masterclass

'I wish somebody had left O'Driscoll in Ireland' - Shaun Edwards

Feb 3rd 2013, 12:21 PM 6,416 Views 6 Comments

The defence coach also suggested that the Welsh should have scored six tries in the second-half.

'It wasn't an easy decision' admits Kidney as Brian O'Driscoll loses Ireland captaincy for 6 Nations
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

'It wasn't an easy decision' admits Kidney as Brian O'Driscoll loses Ireland captaincy for 6 Nations

Jan 17th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,569 Views 56 Comments

Jamie Heaslip takes over the role and BOD accepts the decision says head coach Declan Kidney.

Leinster 'confident' on O'Driscoll fitness
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# Lucky 13

Leinster 'confident' on O'Driscoll fitness

Jan 14th 2013, 4:35 PM 983 Views 0 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll had an ankle scan today but Leinster expect him to be fit for Saturday’s trip to the Exeter Chiefs.

Reaction: Leinster in rude health to leather Scarlets next week
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# Shifting Gear

Reaction: Leinster in rude health to leather Scarlets next week

Jan 4th 2013, 10:13 PM 12,610 Views 15 Comments

There are check marks all over Joe Schmidt’s wishlist after the bonus point try over Edinburgh.

O'Driscoll: A man full of regrets, with the power to wash them all away
# 13
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# 13

O'Driscoll: A man full of regrets, with the power to wash them all away

Dec 25th 2012, 1:30 PM 2,338 Views 1 Comment

The recuperating Ireland captain has nothing left to learn on the biggest stage, but plenty left to offer.

O'Driscoll hopes to be fit for 6 Nations opener
# Ireland's Call
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# Ireland's Call

O'Driscoll hopes to be fit for 6 Nations opener

Dec 21st 2012, 9:05 AM 2,987 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland captain is not certain, but is aiming to get some game-time before the February clash with Wales.

Guinness Series: Trimble ready to emulate O'Driscoll and lay body on the line
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# Croker Spirit

Guinness Series: Trimble ready to emulate O'Driscoll and lay body on the line

Nov 7th 2012, 3:18 PM 4,504 Views 6 Comments

The Ulster winger is still rattled by a chastening tour to New Zealand but determined to put things right.

Match report: Leinster roll on as Toulouse survive fright
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# HCup

Match report: Leinster roll on as Toulouse survive fright

Oct 20th 2012, 4:18 PM 6,483 Views 3 Comments

It’s two from two for the defending champions after a workmanlike defeat of Scarlets this afternoon.

Heineken Cup: O'Driscoll focused on rediscovering high standards
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# Pool 5

Heineken Cup: O'Driscoll focused on rediscovering high standards

Oct 19th 2012, 8:25 AM 447 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland skipper says Leinster have taken their eye off the ball to a degree this season.

Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around
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# Engage

Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around

Oct 13th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,782 Views 5 Comments

Leinster’s leading try-scorer has won three Heineken Cups but can still vividly recall the semi-final heartache of 2003.

Brian O’Driscoll rules out retirement and targets World Cup success
# New Wave
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# New Wave

Brian O’Driscoll rules out retirement and targets World Cup success

Sep 24th 2012, 5:41 PM 9,816 Views 18 Comments

The inspirational captain has called on his teammates to go on a winning streak and bring some passion back to the green jersey.

Up and running: Kearney, D'Arcy back in contention for Leinster
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# Pro12

Up and running: Kearney, D'Arcy back in contention for Leinster

Sep 17th 2012, 3:55 PM 473 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt was happy with the way his side chiselled out a win in Italy this weekend. Edinburgh are next up.

VIDEO: BOD and Sexton magic gives Leinster win in Italy
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# The Big Guns

VIDEO: BOD and Sexton magic gives Leinster win in Italy

Sep 16th 2012, 3:33 PM 1,761 Views 2 Comments

Both scores are a little special.

It's your 'Finally, here's a team we can beat' picture of the day
# Mismatch
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# Mismatch

It's your 'Finally, here's a team we can beat' picture of the day

Aug 5th 2012, 6:18 PM 9,438 Views 7 Comments

Paul O’Connell, Jonny Sexton and Brian O’Driscoll showed up at Boyne RFC to teach some kids a lesson.

Blackout: O'Driscoll 'embarrassed' by record defeat
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# 60 - 0

Blackout: O'Driscoll 'embarrassed' by record defeat

Jun 23rd 2012, 10:41 AM 13,256 Views 59 Comments

The Ireland captain cut a disconsolate and beaten man in his final post-match interview in New Zealand.