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VIDEO: Not on my court! Donners slaps down Pumas conversion attempt

The Munster lock has not forgotten the 2007 World Cup.

RTÉ WERE UNDERSTANDABLY eager to get back to studio and see George Hook talk himself out of his pre-match Jonathan Sexton rant at the weekend that they did not linger too long on the closing stages to Ireland’s 46-24 victory.

Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe had just crashed over for his side’s second consolation try as time expired at Lansdowne Road.

RTÉ showed a replay of the score and flashed back to proceedings before cutting back to the studio to take views from their panel.

What may have been missed by many in the swift transition was Donncha O’Callaghan’s block on Argentina’s conversion attempt.

Juan Martin Hernandez went to drop over the extras but the Munster lock was having none of it.

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Perhaps it was O’Callaghan’s personal payback to the man that played a large role in eliminating Ireland from the 2007 World Cup.

With Mike McCarthy and Donnacha Ryan teaming up well in the second row for the November Series and Paul O’Connell hoping to be fit and firing for the Six Nations, it could be the last contribution O’Callaghan makes in a green jersey.

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