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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.

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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.

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

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