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#Brian O'Driscoll

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'His arrival into Irish rugby was like Lomu's impact at the '95 World Cup'

Remembering a famous win over England, seeing Brian O’Driscoll emerge as a star, Paddy Johns was a shining light in Irish rugby’s darkest decade.

# brian-odriscoll - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

'Conor Murray's pass is the best pass in Ireland' - Brian O'Driscoll

The former Ireland captain believes some criticism of the scrum-half has been unwarranted.

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 10 October, 2020

The day George Hook claimed Joe Schmidt had lost the dressing room

Ten years on since their first Pro12 trip to Treviso, Garry Doyle revisits the harrowing defeat that left questions hanging over Leinster’s newly appointed Kiwi coach.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 19 April, 2020

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century

The last two decades have been memorable in Irish sport in so many different ways. We have picked our stars of the century. Now tell us what you think.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 5 April, 2020

When Leinster went to Toulouse and toppled the reigning European champions

Michael Cheika’s men delivered a stunning performance in their 2006 Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 19 March, 2020

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 5 March, 2020

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 6 February, 2020

‘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.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Monday 27 January, 2020

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 11 January, 2020

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

Champagne rugby, served with unappetising sides.

# brian-odriscoll - Monday 6 January, 2020

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

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 23 November, 2019

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

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.

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Monday 9 September, 2019

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Friday 30 August, 2019

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

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

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

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'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’.

# brian-odriscoll - Friday 18 January, 2019

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

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

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Monday 17 December, 2018

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'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%.’

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 25 November, 2018

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Friday 9 November, 2018

'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.

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 7 of the best reactions to Brian O'Driscoll's call for a Yes vote Bod For Yes

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.

# brian-odriscoll - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Quiz: How much do you remember from Leinster's previous European cup final victories?

Let’s test your knowledge.

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.”

# brian-odriscoll - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'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.

# brian-odriscoll - Friday 9 March, 2018

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.’

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Amy Huberman shared a gas video of Brian O'Driscoll miming along to Leo Varadkar Voice Twins

# brian-odriscoll - Monday 12 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge Amy Huberman had the best reaction to finding out husband Brian and Harvey from Sabrina are the same person Harvey Kinkle
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