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#BYE BYE BOD

# bye-bye-bod - Sunday 1 June, 2014

'Shit happens!' Brian O'Driscoll sums up his final game perfectly
# Bod And Leo
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# Bod And Leo

'Shit happens!' Brian O'Driscoll sums up his final game perfectly

Jun 1st 2014, 12:18 PM 32,870 Views 22 Comments

The retired centre paid tribute to outgoing club captain Leo Cullen too.

'I'm sure I'll be about the place. I'll take anything' - O'Driscoll waves goodbye, for now
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# BYE BYE BOD

'I'm sure I'll be about the place. I'll take anything' - O'Driscoll waves goodbye, for now

Jun 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 21,789 Views 16 Comments

The retired rugby legend says he will miss the Leinster supporters and the training ground camaraderie.

# bye-bye-bod - Saturday 31 May, 2014

'He won't miss any more games, the injury isn't that significant' - O'Connor on BOD
# Off The Clock
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# Off The Clock

'He won't miss any more games, the injury isn't that significant' - O'Connor on BOD

May 31st 2014, 11:08 PM 9,813 Views 13 Comments

The Australian also joked that Leo Cullen should be fit enough to start coaching the forwards next season.

Brian O'Driscoll's final farewell cruelly cut short by injury
# UNFITTING FINALE
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# UNFITTING FINALE

Brian O'Driscoll's final farewell cruelly cut short by injury

May 31st 2014, 7:02 PM 8,628 Views 28 Comments

The RDS was rising to applaud the great centre much earlier than anyone wanted or expected.

75 pictures that sum up Brian O'Driscoll's brilliant career with Leinster
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# BYE BYE BOD

75 pictures that sum up Brian O'Driscoll's brilliant career with Leinster

May 31st 2014, 6:41 PM 24,952 Views 16 Comments

This is the end.

9 of Brian O'Driscoll's greatest Leinster tries
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# Can't Catch Me

9 of Brian O'Driscoll's greatest Leinster tries

May 31st 2014, 11:00 AM 6,444 Views 11 Comments

From football skills against Wasps to 80-metres dashes and a whole load of Gordon D’Arcy pop passes.

# bye-bye-bod - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Brian O'Driscoll is up there with sporting greats such as Pele - and it's down to his mindset
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# BYE BYE BOD

Opinion: Brian O'Driscoll is up there with sporting greats such as Pele - and it's down to his mindset

May 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 289 Views 112 Comments

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.

Tricks, tackles and more than a few tries: Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll tribute is absolutely brilliant
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# BYE BYE BOD

Tricks, tackles and more than a few tries: Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll tribute is absolutely brilliant

May 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 8,382 Views 11 Comments

There’s enough BOD magic in here to make even the stoniest of hearts turn to mush.

O'Driscoll starts for Leinster but O'Brien and Madigan named subs
# One More Time
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# One More Time

O'Driscoll starts for Leinster but O'Brien and Madigan named subs

May 30th 2014, 12:21 PM 9,935 Views 44 Comments

Matt O’Connor has placed Zane Kirchner on the left wing after Dave Kearney’s season-ending injury.

# bye-bye-bod - Monday 26 May, 2014

Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O'Driscoll again?
# 13
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Will we ever see the impulsive, electric likes of Brian O'Driscoll again?

May 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 15,387 Views 38 Comments

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 - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll
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# BYE BYE BOD

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll

May 8th 2014, 2:09 PM 20,230 Views 24 Comments

The centre is ready for the challenges that come with not being a rugby player any more.

# bye-bye-bod - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

D'Arcy hoping to dovetail with O'Driscoll on three final steps to Pro12 glory
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# Beard Is Back

D'Arcy hoping to dovetail with O'Driscoll on three final steps to Pro12 glory

May 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 11,861 Views 29 Comments

The inside centre is treating this weekend’s league game with Edinburgh as a quarter final.

# bye-bye-bod - Monday 17 March, 2014

All Blacks pay tribute to 'Irish rugby legend' Brian O'Driscoll
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# Classy Touch

All Blacks pay tribute to 'Irish rugby legend' Brian O'Driscoll

Mar 17th 2014, 11:30 PM 24,925 Views 11 Comments

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

# bye-bye-bod - Saturday 15 March, 2014

113 brilliant pictures of Brian O'Driscoll's international career
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# BYE BYE BOD

113 brilliant pictures of Brian O'Driscoll's international career

Mar 15th 2014, 9:05 PM 24,575 Views 29 Comments

When will we see his likes again?

Winning a World Cup with BOD in 1998 and watching him soar ever since
# Worldbeater
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# Worldbeater

Winning a World Cup with BOD in 1998 and watching him soar ever since

Mar 15th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,941 Views 8 Comments

Former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin recounts his early encounters with Brian O’Driscoll.

Barack Obama salutes BOD at annual White House Shamrock ceremony
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Barack Obama salutes BOD at annual White House Shamrock ceremony

Mar 15th 2014, 12:15 AM 44,907 Views 88 Comments

The US President will have his eyes peeled on the Six Nations decider in Paris, we’re sure.

# bye-bye-bod - Friday 14 March, 2014

Evocative artwork and raising a toast in Peru - two stunning BOD tributes
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# Pay Homage

Evocative artwork and raising a toast in Peru - two stunning BOD tributes

Mar 14th 2014, 9:38 PM 11,419 Views 6 Comments

The outpouring of love for Ireland’s outgoing rugby hero has been impressive in its creativity.

Tánaiste presents Brian O'Driscoll with framed picture of French heroics
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# BYE BYE BOD

Tánaiste presents Brian O'Driscoll with framed picture of French heroics

Mar 14th 2014, 6:23 PM 20,227 Views 33 Comments

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.

Gaël Fickou 'proud' to line-up against Brian O'Driscoll in his final game
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# Hero Worship

Gaël Fickou 'proud' to line-up against Brian O'Driscoll in his final game

Mar 14th 2014, 4:01 PM 4,100 Views 1 Comment

The Toulouse teen will be partnered by Mathieu Bastareaud at Stade de France tomorrow.

# bye-bye-bod - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Greatest hits: Brian O'Driscoll's finest international tries away from home
# BEST OF BOD
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# BEST OF BOD

Greatest hits: Brian O'Driscoll's finest international tries away from home

Mar 12th 2014, 3:56 PM 7,254 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s record try-scorer has one last chance to add to his list in Paris on Saturday.

# bye-bye-bod - Monday 10 March, 2014

'There is no reason why we can't win this for him' - Henry plots triumphant BOD farewell
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# BYE BYE BOD

'There is no reason why we can't win this for him' - Henry plots triumphant BOD farewell

Mar 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,270 Views 17 Comments

“It is crazy to think how many young kids he has inspired,” reflected the Ulster flanker after Ireland’s impressive win over Italy.

# bye-bye-bod - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Fergus McFadden thanks Irish fans for standing ovation after replacing BOD
# People's Champ
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# People's Champ

Fergus McFadden thanks Irish fans for standing ovation after replacing BOD

Mar 9th 2014, 9:00 PM 58,451 Views 38 Comments

The 27-year-old came on for Brian O’Driscoll and scored a late try.

# bye-bye-bod - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Humbled O'Driscoll couldn't have asked for better ending than seven-try farewell party
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# BYE BYE BOD

Humbled O'Driscoll couldn't have asked for better ending than seven-try farewell party

Mar 8th 2014, 9:00 PM 52,477 Views 95 Comments

As the veteran centre attempted to deflect praise, Paul O’Connell says the skill of the man continues to amaze.

'I've loved my time playing in this jersey': Brian O'Driscoll bows out in style on Lansdowne Road
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# BYE BYE BOD

'I've loved my time playing in this jersey': Brian O'Driscoll bows out in style on Lansdowne Road

Mar 8th 2014, 5:01 PM 8,035 Views 23 Comments

The legendary centre was holding back the tears when he was interviewed on RTE.

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As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations