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Brian O'Driscoll

Born: January 2, 1979 (age 39)

Weight: 14st 9lb (93kg)

Hometown: Dublin

Position: Centre
Captain, Paul O'Connell of Ireland and Brian O'Driscoll celebrate with the Six Nations Championship during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Ireland at Stade de France on March 15, 2014
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Sports Mole has 148 articles about Brian O'Driscoll. Articles 1 to 40:
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Brian O'Driscoll and Tana Umaga bury hatchet over tackle on 2005 Lions tour
The All Blacks star and team-mate Keven Mealamu were criticised over the incident which left the former Ireland captain with a dislocated shoulder.
Nov 13, 00:02
Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll holds the Six Nations trophy
Brian O'Driscoll backs Ireland for Six Nations Grand Slam
Former Ireland centre Brian O'Driscoll backs the team to win the Grand Slam for only the third time in their history in this year's Six Nations.
Mar 9, 09:37
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Interview: Will Greenwood previews British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand
Sports Mole discusses the British and Irish Lions' highly-anticipated tour of New Zealand with England World Cup winner Will Greenwood.
May 26, 11:25
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Brian O'Driscoll, Martin Johnson back Alun Wyn Jones for Lions captaincy
Former Lions captains Brian O'Driscoll and Martin Johnson both back Alun Wyn Jones for the role in New Zealand this summer, but regard Owen Farrell as a candidate.
Feb 19, 22:30
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Richie McCaw's record-breaking career in numbers
Following his retirement from rugby, Sports Mole takes a look at a selection of remarkable statistics from Richie McCaw's record-breaking New Zealand career.
Nov 20, 01:03
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Paul O'Connell's Ireland career ended by hamstring injury at Rugby World Cup
Paul O'Connell's international career ends prematurely as a hamstring injury rules the Ireland captain out of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 13, 10:13
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Brian O'Driscoll: 'England should pick George Ford, Henry Slade'
Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll believes that England coach Stuart Lancaster should pick George Ford and Henry Slade for their crucial Pool A clash with Australia.
Sep 27, 19:23
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Result: Ireland dominant in win over Romania
Ireland score six tries on the way to beating Romania 44-10 in front of a record Rugby World Cup crowd at Wembley.
Sep 27, 18:34
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Rugby World Cup - Pool D preview
Sports Mole assesses the five nations that will be looking to progress beyond Pool D at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 17, 12:31
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Brian O'Driscoll: 'Sam Burgess not up to international rugby union speed'
Brian O'Driscoll claims that Sam Burgess's place in the England squad for the Rugby World Cup is far from secure.
Aug 21, 12:17
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Richie McCaw hails New Zealand recovery
New Zealand captain Richie McCaw hails the All Blacks for defeating rivals Australia to win the Bledisloe Cup.
Aug 15, 12:34
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Live Commentary: New Zealand 41-13 Australia - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Bledisloe Cup match between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park.
Aug 15, 08:00
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Stephen Moore hails Richie McCaw longevity
Australia captain Stephen Moore praises New Zealand counterpart Richie McCaw ahead of the flanker's record-equalling 141st Test appearance.
Aug 8, 10:10
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Luis Figo, Shane Warne to join sports stars in Dubai golf tournament
Luis Figo, Shane Warne, Dwight Yorke and Brian O'Driscoll are among the sports stars due to play in the first ever Icons Cup in Dubai this month.
Apr 7, 12:40
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Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll "quietly confident" of World Cup success
Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll suggests that narrowly missing out on claiming a memorable Grand Slam this year may work to his country's advantage.
Apr 3, 07:07
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Brian O'Driscoll in trouble with wife for crowd surfing at Hong Kong party
Brian O'Driscoll's wife forces the ex-rugby star to bring her home a giant Toblerone bar after catching him partying during a business trip in Hong Kong.
Apr 2, 13:24
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Brian O'Driscoll: 'Ireland are serious World Cup contenders'
Ireland are in a strong position ahead of the Rugby World Cup this year, says former captain Brian O'Driscoll.
Mar 24, 03:41
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Ugo Monye joins BT Sport rugby coverage
BT Sport sign up former England international Ugo Monye as their latest rugby pundit.
Mar 23, 18:04
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Jonny Wilkinson, Sir Clive Woodward join ITV lineup for World Cup coverage
Jonny Wilkinson and Sir Clive Woodward are named among ITV's lineup for this year's World Cup coverage.
Mar 23, 10:37
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Brian Moore reveals he won't be involved for ITV at Rugby World Cup
ITV names Jonny Wilkinson, Clive Woodward and Brian O'Driscoll as their pundits for the Rugby World Cup.
Mar 23, 02:43
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Paul O'Connell: 'Saturday showdown a great advert for Six Nations'
After leading his team to back-to-back Six Nations titles, Ireland captain Paul O'Connell credits England with the performance of the tournament against France.
Mar 21, 23:26
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Brian O'Driscoll joins BT Sport's rugby presenting team
Retired Irish rugby star Brian O'Driscoll joins BT Sport as a rugby presenter for next season's coverage.
Jul 16, 11:40
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Brian O'Driscoll: 'I'll miss team spirit'
Brian O'Driscoll reveals that he will miss being around his Leinster and Ireland teammates following his retirement from professional rugby.
Jun 1, 15:09
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Ireland's Joe Schmidt: Six Nations thrill "unbearable"
Joe Schmidt is overjoyed with Ireland's Six Nations triumph and admits that emotions during the final game were "unbearable".
Mar 16, 03:22
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Stuart Lancaster: 'Fitting finale for Brian O'Driscoll'
England head coach Stuart Lancaster admits that Ireland's Six Nations triumph is a "fitting finale" for the retiring Brian O'Driscoll.
Mar 15, 22:03
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Brian O'Driscoll delighted with winning send-off
Ireland centre Brian O'Driscoll is delighted with the fairytale ending to his illustrious international career, having won the Six Nations for a second time.
Mar 15, 21:51
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Result: Ireland beat France to clinch Six Nations
Ireland are the Six Nations champions following a 22-20 win over France in Paris.
Mar 15, 18:53
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Brian O'Driscoll 'humbled by reaction'
Brian O'Driscoll reveals that he feels "humbled" by the standing ovation at the Aviva stadium following his last Ireland appearance in a home match.
Mar 8, 17:18
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Result: Ireland cruise to victory over Italy
Ireland beat Italy 41-7 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to extend their lead at the top of the Six Nations table.
Mar 8, 16:24
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Brian O'Driscoll becomes most-capped player in Test rugby history
Brian O'Driscoll makes appearance number 140 for Ireland to become the most-capped player in Test rugby history.
Mar 8, 15:17
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Live Commentary: Ireland 46-7 Italy - as it happened
Live coverage of the Six Nations clash between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Mar 8, 14:00
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Live Commentary: England 13-10 Ireland - as it happened
Relive our coverage of the Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham.
Feb 22, 15:30
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Mike Phillips hails 'rugby icon' Brian O'Driscoll
Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips describes Ireland's record cap holder Brian O'Driscoll as "an icon of world rugby" in the build-up to Saturday's Six Nations showdown.
Feb 4, 06:56
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Live Commentary: Ireland 28-6 Scotland - as it happened
Relive our coverage of the Six Nations match between Scotland and Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Feb 2, 14:30
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Leinster's Luke Fitzgerald admits considering Munster move
Luke Fitzgerald reveals that Brian O'Driscoll convinced him to stay at Leinster as opposed to making the move to Munster last year.
Jan 28, 11:47
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Seven uncapped players in Ireland squad for Six Nations
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt names seven uncapped players in his provisional 44-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations.
Jan 14, 17:28
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Sports Mole's sporting moments of 2013
The Sports Mole team pick out their favourite sporting moments of the last 12 months.
Dec 29, 10:20
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Jim Mallinder slams embarrassing Leinster rout
Northampton Saint director of rugby Jim Mallinder slams their 40-7 defeat to Leinster in the Heineken Cup on Saturday.
Dec 8, 07:32
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Result: Leinster Rugby hammer Northampton Saints
Luke Fitzgerald scores a hat-trick of tries as Leinster Rugby run out 40-7 winners against Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 7, 20:24
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Triple injury boost for Ireland
Jonny Sexton, Brian O'Driscoll and Rob Kearney are fit for Ireland's Autumn International against New Zealand in Dublin on Sunday.
Nov 23, 03:06

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