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# BYE BYE BOD

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# bod and leo
'Shit happens!' Brian O'Driscoll sums up his final game perfectly
The retired centre paid tribute to outgoing club captain Leo Cullen too.
# BYE BYE BOD
'I'm sure I'll be about the place. I'll take anything' - O'Driscoll waves goodbye, for now
The retired rugby legend says he will miss the Leinster supporters and the training ground camaraderie.
# off the clock
'He won't miss any more games, the injury isn't that significant' - O'Connor on BOD
The Australian also joked that Leo Cullen should be fit enough to start coaching the forwards next season.
# UNFITTING FINALE
Brian O'Driscoll's final farewell cruelly cut short by injury
The RDS was rising to applaud the great centre much earlier than anyone wanted or expected.
# BYE BYE BOD
75 pictures that sum up Brian O'Driscoll's brilliant career with Leinster
This is the end.
# can't catch me
9 of Brian O'Driscoll's greatest Leinster tries
From football skills against Wasps to 80-metres dashes and a whole load of Gordon D’Arcy pop passes.
Voices
Opinion: Brian O'Driscoll is up there with sporting greats such as Pele - and it's down to his mindset
Brian O’Driscoll has always backed himself and was never surprised when he succeeded. Let’s hope his legacy will be passed on to the next generation.
# BYE BYE BOD
Tricks, tackles and more than a few tries: Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll tribute is absolutely brilliant
There’s enough BOD magic in here to make even the stoniest of hearts turn to mush.
# one more time
O'Driscoll starts for Leinster but O'Brien and Madigan named subs
Matt O’Connor has placed Zane Kirchner on the left wing after Dave Kearney’s season-ending injury.
# 13
Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O'Driscoll again?
We spoke with the outside centre’s Leinster and Ireland teammate Fergus McFadden, and old rival Paul Warwick, on rugby post-BOD.
# BYE BYE BOD
Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll
The centre is ready for the challenges that come with not being a rugby player any more.
# beard is back
D'Arcy hoping to dovetail with O'Driscoll on three final steps to Pro12 glory
The inside centre is treating this weekend’s league game with Edinburgh as a quarter final.
# classy touch
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.
# BYE BYE BOD
113 brilliant pictures of Brian O'Driscoll's international career
When will we see his likes again?
# worldbeater
Winning a World Cup with BOD in 1998 and watching him soar ever since
Former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin recounts his early encounters with Brian O’Driscoll.
# BYE BYE BOD
Barack Obama salutes BOD at annual White House Shamrock ceremony
The US President will have his eyes peeled on the Six Nations decider in Paris, we’re sure.
# pay homage
Evocative artwork and raising a toast in Peru - two stunning BOD tributes
The outpouring of love for Ireland’s outgoing rugby hero has been impressive in its creativity.
# BYE BYE BOD
Tánaiste presents Brian O'Driscoll with framed picture of French heroics
On the eve of the Irish rugby star’s final Test match, he took time out to re-live his 2000 hat-trick in Paris.
# hero worship
Gaël Fickou 'proud' to line-up against Brian O'Driscoll in his final game
The Toulouse teen will be partnered by Mathieu Bastareaud at Stade de France tomorrow.
# BEST OF BOD
Greatest hits: Brian O'Driscoll's finest international tries away from home
Ireland’s record try-scorer has one last chance to add to his list in Paris on Saturday.
# BYE BYE BOD
'There is no reason why we can't win this for him' - Henry plots triumphant BOD farewell
“It is crazy to think how many young kids he has inspired,” reflected the Ulster flanker after Ireland’s impressive win over Italy.
# people's champ
Fergus McFadden thanks Irish fans for standing ovation after replacing BOD
The 27-year-old came on for Brian O’Driscoll and scored a late try.
# BYE BYE BOD
Humbled O'Driscoll couldn't have asked for better ending than seven-try farewell party
As the veteran centre attempted to deflect praise, Paul O’Connell says the skill of the man continues to amaze.
# BYE BYE BOD
'I've loved my time playing in this jersey': Brian O'Driscoll bows out in style on Lansdowne Road
The legendary centre was holding back the tears when he was interviewed on RTE.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v Italy, Six Nations
We went minute-by-minute for Brian O’Driscoll’s last home international.., and there’s a Championship to be played for too.