Brian O’Driscoll (Ireland)

Brian O’Driscoll (Ireland)

Former Captain, Irish Rugby Team

Synopsis

Brian O’Driscoll is an internationally renowned rugby star and the greatest Irish player of all time. He has competed in the Six Nations, the Rugby World Cup and the Heineken Cup, and is regarded as one of the finest centres in the world. He also became the first Irish Lions captain for decades, before dislocating his shoulder during the opening match of the tour in New Zealand.

Biography

Brian O’Driscoll is an internationally renowned rugby star and the greatest Irish player of all time. He has competed in the Six Nations, the Rugby World Cup and the Heineken Cup, and is regarded as one of the finest centres in the world.

Brian became the first Irish Lions captain for decades, before dislocating his shoulder during the opening match of the tour in New Zealand. He has since become his country’s highest ever try scorer, helping them to their first Grand Slam since 1961.

In a successful and loyal club career with Leinster, Brian has won the European Cup three times - second only to French giants Toulouse.

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