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Brian O'Driscoll Opens Up About "Winging It" In Punditry After Retirement From Rugby

With the Six Nations kicking off this weekend, there's no better man to talk to than Brian O'Driscol...
Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

3:48 PM - 27 Jan 2020



Brian O'Driscoll Opens Up Abou...

Mairead Ronan

Brian O'Driscoll Opens Up About "Winging It" In Punditry After Retirement From Rugby

Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

3:48 PM - 27 Jan 2020

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With the Six Nations kicking off this weekend, there's no better man to talk to than Brian O'Driscoll. Brian spoke to Mairead about the uncertainty and excitement of the post-Joe Schmidt era, and Ireland under new head coach Andy Farrell.

This is Brian's sixth year as a pundit and while it seemed to us at home that he was a complete natural, Brian says he was actually winging it at the start. He realised that there's a big difference between understanding the sport and verbalising what you see for a large audience.

They also chatted about Brian's other love - golf. A few months ago Brian was lucky enough to play golf with Tiger Woods and got a high five from him, but almost held on to the high five a little too long...

 

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