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Leinster’s Sean O’Brien hints at comeback before the end of the season

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien has hinted that he could be fit to return to action before the end of the season, and could play a role in the PRO12 play-offs.

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Leinster’s Sean O’Brien hints at comeback before the end of the season

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien has hinted that he could be fit to return to action before the end of the season, and could play a role in the PRO12 play-offs.

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Saracens’ Argentinian centre Marcelo Bosch lands a penalty from 58 metres like it was a 22 metre dink.

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It wasn’t quite on the same level as Mayo v Meath in the 1996 All-Ireland Final but it was rowdy enough all the same.

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Just when you thought you couldn’t love the Honey Badger any more…

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Coach Matt O’Connor has no worries over his star duo.

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Samsung presents… some very interesting Leinster Rugby stats

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Independent News and Media have secured exclusive naming rights to the home of Cork rugby.

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It’s a haka and an advertisement for Kerry tourism rolled into one and it’s very, very good.

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“I don’t know how I did it, I just caught it and hoped for the best,” he said.

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Audio: Jamie Heaslip raps a dope version of Nelly’s ‘Hot in Herre’ on FM104’s Strawberry Alarm Clock

No doubt this was belted out in Paris sometime in the early hours of Sunday morning. Word.

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Video: Fox Sports Australia pay tribute to ‘world class player and bloke’ BOD with his top five moments

And they even managed to get a video message from the man himself, even if he was just a little bit tired and emotional from the weekend.

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Video: Rugby player known as ‘The Honey Badger’ gives the most Australian post-match interview ever

“Best. Post-match interview. Ever.” Hard to disagree with that.

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Voting for Six Nations Player of the Championship is finally open

Voting for the hotly contested RBS Six Nations Player of the Championship is now open and there are six Irish players to choose from.

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Video: This clip from the Irish rugby team’s homecoming might put shivers down your spine

You’ll have to excuse us for feeling extremely proud to be Irish after watching this brilliant little clip shot in Dublin Airport during Ireland’s Six Nations homecoming.

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Video: A truly fantastic team try scored by Ashbourne in the Leinster League

Champagne rugby from the undefeated Champions of Division 1B of the Leinster League.

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Rugby team in England wins match 212-0

Something for Joe Schmidt’s lads to aim for in Paris on Saturday.

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Pic: The BOD tribute outside Kiely’s in Donnybrook is worth a look

If you’re heading past, or into, Kiely’s in Donnybrook today then make sure to look up, as there’s a pretty cool tribute to Brian O’Driscoll hanging over the door.

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Pic: Irish team hotel says a very classy thanks to BOD as he checks in for the final time

Hats off to The Shelbourne, but we hope Brian doesn’t get stuck into the whiskey…

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Sexton starts as Iain Henderson replaces Peter O’Mahony in Ireland team

Meanwhile, Brian O’Driscoll earns his 140th cap in his final home appearance for Ireland.

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Pic: Tommy Walsh posts incredibly disturbing image from a rugby league game Down Under

Let’s just say it’s not half as nice as the one of him alongside Sofia Vergara last week.

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Video: Brian O’Driscoll’s headshots through the years for Leinster, Ireland and the Lions

The less said about the great man’s blonde bouffant, circa 2003/2004, the better.

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Pic: Absolutely horrific-looking facial injury suffered by the Scotland sevens rugby captain

If you’re in any way squeamish or are about to eat your lunch, then look away now.

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Pic: Ouch. Brian O’Driscoll suffered a very nasty-looking mouth wound at training today

As the man said himself, this is why you should wear your gumshield at all times.

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