You try telling Paul O'Connell that water polo is 'just a bit of fun'

The man is a born competitor.

(©INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

THE LIONS HIT the pool today for what was supposed to be a light “recovery session” ahead of their match against the Queensland Reds tomorrow.

Nobody told Paul O’Connell.

The Munster man was at his competitive best, captured in this picture by INPHO’s Dan Sheridan, as he soared out of the water to pluck the ball from the sky.

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