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Three Hands of BOD as O'Driscoll sets up trio of Irish tries

Ireland got off to a flying start at Lansdowne Road and never looked back.

IRELAND GOT OFF to a flying start in their Six Nations clash with Italy thanks to a combination that has worked a treat for years. Jonny Sexton and Brian O’Driscoll ran the give-and-go switcharound as early as the eight minute and Italy could not handle it.

SEXTON TRY Source: RTE

The great man was not finished yet as he set up Andrew Trimble before the first half was out:

Source: RBS 6 Nations/YouTube

The best was yet to come. Ireland ran in their fourth try after one of the greatest offloads in recent rugby/hyperbole history.

SextonTry2

O’Driscoll led his team out onto the Lansdowne Road pitch before kick-off and, once play commenced, became the world’s most capped rugby player with 140 appearances:

Source: RBS 6 Nations/YouTube

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations

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