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#Brian O'Driscoll

From The42 20 years on: Looking back at Brian O'Driscoll's hat-trick in Paris in 2000 Memories

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

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

From The42 How Roy Keane left his mark on Irish rugby Influencer

How Roy Keane left his mark on Irish rugby

So many of the key players in Munster, Leinster and Ireland’s rise say Keane was their inspiration.

From The42 Brian O’Driscoll accuses England boss Eddie Jones of ‘scaremongering’ Edgy

Brian O’Driscoll accuses England boss Eddie Jones of ‘scaremongering’

Mind games finally kick off this week, with BOD having a pop at Fast Eddie.

From The42 ‘I’m not going to try and over-egg it, we got lucky in 2009’ – BOD opens up about Ireland’s grand slam year Golden Years

‘I’m not going to try and over-egg it, we got lucky in 2009’ – BOD opens up about Ireland’s grand slam year

The former Irish captain outlined in an exclusive podcast with The Times of London how he was riddled with self-doubt in the run-in to that season.

From TheJournal.ie Rob Kearney, BOD and some laughs: A look at the new Guinness Six Nations show on Virgin Media TV Watch

Rob Kearney, BOD and some laughs: A look at the new Guinness Six Nations show on Virgin Media

Hosted by Muireann O’Connell, Andrew Trimble and Greg O’Shea, The Line-Out starts on Virgin Media Two this Thursday night.

From The42 O'Driscoll: Ireland need a 'thug' who will throw their weight around BOD

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

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

From The42 Bleak midweek wins, Bridgend embarrassment and how Leinster's streak was undone in '02 Trend-Setters

Bleak midweek wins, Bridgend embarrassment and how Leinster's streak was undone in '02

Champagne rugby, served with unappetising sides.

From The42 The year that changed Irish rugby forever Sliding Doors

The year that changed Irish rugby forever

In the 1990s, Irish rugby was a byword for failure, but within six months of the new century a new era had dawned. Twenty years on, The42 reflects on the most important season in Irish rugby history

From TheJournal.ie Joe Schmidt 'hid away' after World Cup disappointment but praises 'incredible' Irish fans Fields Of Athenry This post contains videos

Joe Schmidt 'hid away' after World Cup disappointment but praises 'incredible' Irish fans

The former Ireland head coach said the Fields of Athenry drowned out the haka at the New Zealand match last month.

From The42 O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain Leader

O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain

There have been many calls for the 23-year-old to succeed the retired Rory Best.

From The42 'In the final year, Joe failed to evolve the team when he needed to' - BOD Reflection

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

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

From The42 O'Driscoll and Nacewa comments offer interesting theory on Ireland's exit Review

O'Driscoll and Nacewa comments offer interesting theory on Ireland's exit

Both former players suggested that Leinster’s style of play had an impact on Ireland’s success.

From The42 'The mood of the whole country has shifted in 80 minutes' RWC2019

'The mood of the whole country has shifted in 80 minutes'

Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell were left speechless in the ITV studio.

From The42 O'Driscoll backs 'luxury' defensive option Henshaw to take Ireland 13 shirt Centre Of Attention

O'Driscoll backs 'luxury' defensive option Henshaw to take Ireland 13 shirt

Henshaw and Aki look to have formed a cohesive partnership as the World Cup looms.

From The42 'Poor Jacob had to try and make reads that were really difficult' Defence

'Poor Jacob had to try and make reads that were really difficult'

The Ireland left wing faced criticism for his defensive decisions against England last weekend.

From The42 O'Driscoll nervous for Schmidt's Ireland after 'horror performance' in London Fixable

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

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

From The42 'You've got to guarantee the ball goes down': O'Driscoll says Stockdale error was unforgivable Missed Opportunity This post contains videos

'You've got to guarantee the ball goes down': O'Driscoll says Stockdale error was unforgivable

Jacob Stockdale passed up the opportunity to score a crucial try during Ulster’s Champions Cup defeat to Leinster on Saturday.

From The42 Ireland U20s prospect Turner looking to learn from Ringrose's example 13

Ireland U20s prospect Turner looking to learn from Ringrose's example

The Trinity outside centre has impressed in the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.

From The42 'Eddie Jones will be delighted that we’re not talking about his players' -- O'Driscoll Sideshow

'Eddie Jones will be delighted that we’re not talking about his players' -- O'Driscoll

Brian O’Driscoll thinks Ireland have risen above being distracted by ‘external factors’.

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll provides top-class offload analysis on Rugby Tonight Break It Down

Brian O'Driscoll provides top-class offload analysis on Rugby Tonight

The former Ireland captain was joined by Ben Kay on BT Sport.

From The42 'Johnny is an antagonistic person' - BOD on Sexton's 'confrontational' captaincy style Skippers

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

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

From The42 'It's not football' - O'Driscoll calls for 'slide tackles' to be stamped out of rugby Contentious This post contains videos

'It's not football' - O'Driscoll calls for 'slide tackles' to be stamped out of rugby

Munster legend Alan Quinlan also branded Castres ‘a disgrace’ after their Heineken European Champions Cup win on Saturday.

From The42 'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby Pain Game

'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby

‘It almost became like habit where it gave me a fighting chance if I wasn’t feeling 100%.’

From The42 BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold' Tokyo 2020

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'

The 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas FM is officially back on Irish airwaves this week: here's how you can listen in Deck The Halls

Christmas FM is officially back on Irish airwaves this week: here's how you can listen in

The station is back on the air from 28 November until St Stephen’s Day.

From The42 'Hopefully this really seals it, that we have put this behind us and it is settled' Bury The Hatchet

'Hopefully this really seals it, that we have put this behind us and it is settled'

13 years on from the infamous spear tackle incident, Brian O’Driscoll and Tana Umaga are reunited in Dublin.

From The42 'I'm scarred by them from 1999 and 2007. They're still a bogey team for us' Los Pumas

'I'm scarred by them from 1999 and 2007. They're still a bogey team for us'

Brian O’Driscoll doesn’t have happy memories of coming up against Argentina.

From The42 'He doesn't need protecting': BOD defends Sexton after England coach's accusations Fuelling The Fire

'He doesn't need protecting': BOD defends Sexton after England coach's accusations

Eddie Jones has claimed the Ireland out-half receives preferential treatment from referees.

7 of the best reactions to Brian O'Driscoll's call for a Yes vote

We’ve all been there when it comes to picking a filter.

From The42 Quiz: How much do you remember from Leinster's previous European cup final victories? It's Quizness Time
From The42 O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame Legend

O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame

“To be recognised in this way by the Irish rugby community is incredibly humbling.”

From The42 'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants' Basket Case

'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants'

The Ireland legend said that Ulster are a “basket case” of a province.

From The42 Scotland should beware 'rugby anorak' Schmidt, says O'Driscoll The Joe Show

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

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

From The42 The biblical Johnny Sexton and Seán Cavanagh's parish pride - it's sporting tweets of the week Word

The biblical Johnny Sexton and Seán Cavanagh's parish pride - it's sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Paul Gascoigne and John Heslin’s question about the GAA leagues.

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll took his little pal from Temple Street on the Late Late, and she was an absolute star Michaela Morley
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