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Dublin: 1 °C Sunday 20 April, 2014

Brian O'Driscoll

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 17 April, 2014

O’Driscoll returns at 13 for Leinster as Ulster bring back Cave

Jimmy Gopperth continues at out-half for Matt O’Connor’s side, while Mark Anscombe has recalled Tom Court and Sean Doyle.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 13 April, 2014

He’s right, Joe: It’s the Sporting Tweets of the Week

From tactics to tuxes and even a suit of armour, Twitter didn’t disappoint us this week.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 10 April, 2014

SNAPSHOT: Fan sends Brian O’Driscoll and Ireland some kicking advice

Ireland’s struggles to place-kick from the right-hand side of the pitch appear to have been solved.

# brian-odriscoll - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Analysis: Leinster’s game plan comes up short against Toulon’s extreme power

Using GIFs and videos, we’ve examined the province’s kicking and attacking during the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

“I have learnt so much from being involved” – Robbie Henshaw

19 months ago, Robbie Henshaw sat his Leaving Certificate.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Snapshot: The saddest lads in the world watch Leinster lose in France

If you think you were disappointed watching the Heineken Cup today, spare a thought for these guys.

As it happened: Toulon v Leinster, Heineken Cup quarter-final

Can Leinster bring a Heineken Cup semi-final to Dublin? Or will Munster have to head to Marseille.

Brian O’Driscoll and Jonny Wilkinson set for final showdown

The Irish and English rugby legends meet in a last-man-standing clash at Stade Felix Mayol this afternoon.

‘We know what it takes’: Heaslip hoping to join Munster in semis with victory in Toulon

Leinster will have to topple the reigning champions to maintain an interest in the Heineken Cup.

# brian-odriscoll - Friday 4 April, 2014

Brian O’Driscoll wants Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in the BOD biopic

Gordon D’Arcy knows his Leinster bro more than his Leinster bro knows about him.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Lookin’ good Doris! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Lookin’ good Doris! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring the thoughts of Juan Mata, Ross O’Carroll-Kelly and more.

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Leinster coach O’Connor confident about O’Driscoll recovery after ‘bang on the neck’

The outside centre was replaced in the second half of the province’s 22-18 win over Munster in Dublin.

O’Driscoll proves the matchwinner as Leinster survive Munster storm

The veteran centre scored a crucial try and Ian Madigan was impressive from the kicking tee.

This is the Brian O’Driscoll try that gave Leinster victory over Munster

The legendary centre has a habit of popping up at the right time and place.

# brian-odriscoll - Friday 28 March, 2014

O’Driscoll and D’Arcy back for Leinster as Bent starts at loose-head

The Pro12′s top two meet at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow evening.

# brian-odriscoll - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster’s clash with Munster

Top try scorers, who has the most caps, who scored the most points in a game and which team has won more games.

# brian-odriscoll - Monday 24 March, 2014

Brian O’Driscoll, Henry Shefflin and Martin O’Neill to team up for Michaela fundraiser

Some of Irish sport’s most famous faces will be at the “Night of Legends” on 1 May.

O’Driscoll ‘excited’ about facing Munster, possibly for the final time

Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes says the outside centre is happy to get back to provincial basics.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Are the French trying to poach BOD out of retirement? It’s the sporting tweets of the week Tweet Tweet This post contains images

Are the French trying to poach BOD out of retirement? It’s the sporting tweets of the week

As you’d expect it’s rugby heavy but there’s also room for Mick Wallace’s new motor.

Arsène Wenger, a godfather of sports analytics and BOD; this week’s best sportswriting

There’s also room for the story of Scotland’s greatest win and a study of box kicking in rugby.

# brian-odriscoll - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From “Both inspirational leaders”: Brian O’Driscoll & Fr Peter McVerry receive the ‘Freedom of Dublin’ Roll Of Honour

“Both inspirational leaders”: Brian O’Driscoll & Fr Peter McVerry receive the ‘Freedom of Dublin’

The Lord Mayor says they both lead by example and are “individuals who walk the walk”.

# brian-odriscoll - Friday 21 March, 2014

Analysis: How did Ireland win the Six Nations? (Part 2)

The GIFs and videos are back out as we look at Ireland’s rucking, tactical add-ons, discipline, decoys and more.

Mike Brown edges out Brian O’Driscoll for 6 Nations best player award

The Harlequins fullback was simply unstoppable for the duration of the tournament.

# brian-odriscoll - Thursday 20 March, 2014

O’Connor says it would be ‘waste of the experience’ for O’Driscoll not to coach

Meanwhile, Gordon D’Arcy is expected to renew his contract in the coming weeks.

Simon Hick column: Foundation blocks are in place for 2015 World Cup tilt

Joe Schmidt has a habit of reaching his targets, writes Simon Hick.

Paying tribute: The Aussies salute Brian O’Driscoll’s best moments

Fox Sports have compiled the great man’s top five flashes of magic.

# brian-odriscoll - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Check out what BOD got from the French as a send-off after last Saturday

‘Serious touch from the Frenchies’, tweeted O’Driscoll.

From The Daily Edge Sick of Flappy Bird? Try Flappy BOD Because I'm Flappy

Sick of Flappy Bird? Try Flappy BOD

Lose your mind trying to help Brian O’Driscoll get down Grafton Street without being congratulated.

# brian-odriscoll - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Jared Payne ‘definitely another guy in the frame’ to replace BOD

The Ulster back is expected to sign up for the Irish cause ahead of the Autumn internationals.

Sheamus and WWE pay tribute to Brian O’Driscoll

And the man himself was impressed.

Connacht Academy manager backs Henshaw and Marmion for international stardom

Nigel Carolan believes the young backs have all the necessary tools to shine for Ireland, sooner rather than later.

# brian-odriscoll - Monday 17 March, 2014

All Blacks pay tribute to ‘Irish rugby legend’ Brian O’Driscoll

New Zealand out-half Dan Carter also had kind words for the outside centre.

Jonny Sexton dismisses reports of a summer return to Leinster

It may cost the IRFU up to €700,000 to compensate Racing Métro for the out-half’s services.

O’Driscoll makes Player of Six Nations shortlist but no room for O’Mahony

Voting is now open for the player of the tournament accolade.

Here’s what the French newspapers are saying after Ireland’s win in Paris

We’ve scanned the pages of Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Aujourd’hui en France to find out what they’re talking about.


‘He’s been an absolute legend for the team’ – Ireland’s players salute Brian O’Driscoll

The Irish squad have been paying tribute to the legendary outside centre.

# brian-odriscoll - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Ireland’s Six Nations champions return home to a heroes’ welcome

Joe Schmidt’s side fly back into Dublin after their Six Nations triumph.

From The Daily Edge Gordon D’Arcy’s beardless face is revealed Rip The Beard
O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team BOD

O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team

‘I’ve had so much fun over the last 15 years, and I feel very grateful to finish in this fantastic way.’’s Six Nations awards extravaganza

Put down that ice-pack and get your tux on for our big end-of-Championship awards bash.

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