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O'Driscoll: Ireland could do 'a whole lot worse' than starting Ringrose in Six Nations

The 20-year-old impressed in Leinster’s Pro12 defeat of Munster this evening.

Source: PRO12 Rugby/YouTube

A CLINICAL PERFORMANCE from Leinster saw them overcome Munster in the Pro12 at Thomond Park tonight.

Among the game’s highlights was the first try, involving a fine individual run from young centre Garry Ringrose. The 20-year-old Dubliner demonstrated his explosive pace to set up Isa Nacewa, who got Leinster off the mark on the scoresheet.

Ringrose, seen as one of Irish rugby’s top prospects, impressed a watching Brian O’Driscoll among others, with the Leinster legend suggesting the youngster was ready to start for Ireland in the Six Nations.

Meanwhile, on St Stephen’s Day, Ulster ended Connacht’s unbeaten home run this season thanks to a late Nick Williams try.

Source: PRO12 Rugby/YouTube

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