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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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Brian O’Driscoll Takes Aim At Warren Gatland For The ‘Geography Six’ Fiasco

O'Driscoll Gatland Lions

Former Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll has described the current situation as a “mess” amid growing criticism of Warren Gatland’s treatment of the so-called “Geography Six.” The Lions coach had initially been accused of devaluing the Lions shirt when selecting Kristian Dacey, Alan Dell, Cory Hill, Gareth Davies and Tom Francis, and Finn Russell to the squad primarily due to the fact that …

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Brian O’Driscoll Outlines Why Peter O’Mahony Is The Perfect Choice As Lions Captain

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 23: Peter O'Mahony, who will captain the British & Irish Lions in the first test against the New Zealand All Blacks, poses at Eden Park on June 23, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony will lead the Lions out on Eden Park on Saturday, in the first Test against the All Blacks. The decision taken by Warren Gatland earlier in the week has been met with near-universal acclaim, with many seeing vast leadership ability in the 27-year-old Munster flanker especially after the display against the Maori All Black last weekend. One …

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Graham Henry Reckons Tana Umaga And Keven Mealamu Handled The Brian O’Driscoll Incident Pretty Well

It was inevitable that conversation surrounding the infamous Brian O’Driscoll incident from the 2005 British & Irish Lions Tour would rear its head in the coming weeks.  Over the last few days, many people have been discussing the comments made by Kevan Mealamu who was one of the players, along with Tana Umaga, who ended O’Driscoll’s season with that dangerous spear …

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