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“It Was Nothing Short Of A Disgrace!!!” – O’Driscoll Wants Answers For HIA Drama

After the dramatic final minutes of Ireland’s 15-13 over France at the Stade de France in Paris now beginning to settle in the hearts and minds of Irish supporters, attention is beginning to focus on the controversial HIA situation which also occurred during the end of the game.  In the 76th minute, replacement scrum-half Antoine Dupont suffered a knee injury …

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Brian O’Driscoll Criticises The Length Of Mathieu Bastareaud’s Ban

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Mathieu Bastareaud has been handed a three-week ban after pleading guilty to using homophobic language during Toulon’s Champions Cup clash with Benetton. The 29-year-old was widely condemned in the rugby community after appearing to aim an anti-gay slur at an opposition player. The giant centre will miss France’s opening Six Nations clash with Ireland, as Jack Brunel takes over as …

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Brian O’Driscoll Blasts Citing Of Manu Tuilagi For Tackle On Munster Star

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Former Leinster, Ireland and Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll has come out swinging in defence of Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi. Manu Tuilagi has been cited for his challenge on Munster flanker Chris Cloete. The Irish province dug deep for a deserved win in Welford Road on Sunday, and today the EPCR announced that the 26-year-old has been cited for an incedent …

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Ireland Complete RWC2023 Bid As O’Driscoll Dismisses French Idea Of All Teams Staying To The End

Ireland have put forward their bid presentation to the World Rugby Council to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup in London. An inclusive bid incorporating the north and south of Ireland, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was part of the delegation present in London alongside IRFU Chief Executive David Sterling and also including Niamh Briggs and bid ambassador Brian O’Driscoll. Their …

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Irish Legend O’Driscoll Questions Elements Of Lions Queenstown Break

Former Ireland and Lions centre Brian O’Driscoll has questioned elements of the Lions’ Queenstown break which they took after their dramatic 24-21 series-levelling win over the All Blacks in Wellington last Saturday. The Lions spent a couple of days in the South Island tourist resort of Queenstown resting and relaxing after six weeks of non-stop rugby which has seen them …

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Steve Hansen: Iain Henderson’s Yellow Card Reminiscent Of Spear Tackle On Brian O’Driscoll

There has been no shortage of talking points in the build-up to Saturday’s Test between the All Blacks and the British and Irish Lions in Wellington.  The New Zealand media’s coverage of Warren Gatland, the apparent war-of-words between Gatland and Steve Hansen, referees’ interpretation of the laws and the treatment of Conor Murray – it’s been a busy week. Hansen …

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