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# paulie - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Analysis: Rory Best was the real star of Paul O'Connell's try in London
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Analysis: Rory Best was the real star of Paul O'Connell's try in London

Sep 6th 2015, 8:41 PM 10,786 Views 8 Comments

The hooker’s superb rucking opened a hole for the Ireland captain.

# paulie - Friday 4 September, 2015

Paul O'Connell: 'I’d love to win a World Cup but it’s a long, long way away now'
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Paul O'Connell: 'I’d love to win a World Cup but it’s a long, long way away now'

Sep 4th 2015, 8:20 PM 7,491 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland skipper will lead his side against the English tomorrow.

# paulie - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Toner taking care of Ireland's basics as Ryan and Henderson push at lock
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Toner taking care of Ireland's basics as Ryan and Henderson push at lock

Aug 20th 2015, 9:59 AM 6,733 Views 15 Comments

The Leinster second row has been working hard to improve his rucking in recent years.

# paulie - Saturday 30 May, 2015

O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat
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O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat

May 30th 2015, 9:03 PM 22,681 Views 42 Comments

The 35-year-old lock signed off with a Pro12 loss in his last game for Munster.

O'Connell's Munster fall to Nakarawa-inspired Glasgow in Pro12 final
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O'Connell's Munster fall to Nakarawa-inspired Glasgow in Pro12 final

May 30th 2015, 8:24 PM 7,477 Views 28 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s side delivered a thrilling attacking performance to claim their first title.

Sky Sports' Paulie promo will get you ready for the big man's last Munster game
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Sky Sports' Paulie promo will get you ready for the big man's last Munster game

May 30th 2015, 4:36 PM 7,215 Views 2 Comments

Hold me.

# paulie - Friday 29 May, 2015

ROG: Munster will move on from Paul O'Connell - that's what happens in sport
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ROG: Munster will move on from Paul O'Connell - that's what happens in sport

May 29th 2015, 12:30 AM 9,088 Views 7 Comments

Paulie’s been ‘the greatest’ according to his former Thomond Park team-mate.

# paulie - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

O'Connell refusing the fanfare ahead of final ever Munster appearance
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O'Connell refusing the fanfare ahead of final ever Munster appearance

May 26th 2015, 5:57 PM 11,913 Views 7 Comments

The legendary lock is set for his last cap in the famous red jersey in this weekend’s Pro12 final.

# paulie - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Anthony Foley sounds a bit fed up at the latest round of Paulie-to-Toulon speculation
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Anthony Foley sounds a bit fed up at the latest round of Paulie-to-Toulon speculation

May 5th 2015, 6:27 PM 6,722 Views 6 Comments

Munster coach wants Toulon “to leave our players alone.”

# paulie - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Toulon chief says he'll sign one of Paul O'Connell or Duane Vermeulen
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Toulon chief says he'll sign one of Paul O'Connell or Duane Vermeulen

May 3rd 2015, 7:21 PM 12,791 Views 38 Comments

Mourad Boudjellal has mentioned the Ireland captain again.

# paulie - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement
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Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

Apr 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 18,921 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

# paulie - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Paul O’Connell definitely didn’t cop this fan trying to take a photo of him, no way
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Paul O’Connell definitely didn’t cop this fan trying to take a photo of him, no way

Apr 12th 2015, 7:44 PM 25,358 Views 34 Comments

THAT STARE.

# paulie - Friday 27 March, 2015

Paul O'Connell has been named Player of the Six Nations for 2015
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Paul O'Connell has been named Player of the Six Nations for 2015

Mar 27th 2015, 3:26 PM 28,175 Views 65 Comments

There won’t be too many arguments with this.

# paulie - Sunday 22 March, 2015

'Ultimate leader' Paul O'Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success
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'Ultimate leader' Paul O'Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 9,039 Views 11 Comments

The 35-year-old lock lifted the Six Nations trophy for the second time in two years last night.

# paulie - Sunday 15 March, 2015

O'Connell keen to move past Cardiff disappointment before Scotland showdown
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O'Connell keen to move past Cardiff disappointment before Scotland showdown

Mar 15th 2015, 8:32 PM 9,436 Views 23 Comments

The Ireland captain says ‘it’s up to individuals to lift themselves’ after defeat in Wales.

# paulie - Thursday 12 March, 2015

100 not out: O'Connell 'incredibly motivated' to play on for Ireland
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100 not out: O'Connell 'incredibly motivated' to play on for Ireland

Mar 12th 2015, 3:40 PM 4,343 Views 2 Comments

Joe Schmidt says he hasn’t discussed any retirement plans with the legendary second row.

# paulie - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Paul O'Connell getting better as the years go on, he scares me -- Sean Cronin
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Paul O'Connell getting better as the years go on, he scares me -- Sean Cronin

Mar 11th 2015, 7:17 AM 7,351 Views 6 Comments

The hooker says there has been extra bite between packs this week as players try to match the captain’s standards.

# paulie - Saturday 14 February, 2015

O'Connell still annoyed by Paris endgame as he seeks out another rare win over France
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O'Connell still annoyed by Paris endgame as he seeks out another rare win over France

Feb 14th 2015, 1:03 PM 5,428 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s captain has only tasted victory over Les Bleus twice, and both led to Championship success.

# paulie - Friday 6 February, 2015

O'Connell - It’s important we don’t put too much pressure on O'Brien
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O'Connell - It’s important we don’t put too much pressure on O'Brien

Feb 6th 2015, 2:34 PM 3,814 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland captain feels Jordi Murphy is the ideal replacement for Jamie Heaslip at number eight.

# paulie - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'
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Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,106 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.

# paulie - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Cool hand Paulie out to 'pull something from the fire' against Saracens
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Cool hand Paulie out to 'pull something from the fire' against Saracens

Jan 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,269 Views 2 Comments

A win gives Munster a chance of qualifying or the Champions Cup quarter-finals, but that’s all O’Connell wants.

# paulie - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Paulie on Table Mountain, crunching tackles, blonde BOD - 19 old school Ireland South Africa pics
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Paulie on Table Mountain, crunching tackles, blonde BOD - 19 old school Ireland South Africa pics

Nov 5th 2014, 6:30 PM 8,056 Views 8 Comments

There’s been plenty of battles with the Boks before Saturday’s game at the Aviva.

# paulie - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

O'Connell urges patience as Munster's all-Irish coaches look for balance
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O'Connell urges patience as Munster's all-Irish coaches look for balance

Jul 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 13,449 Views 16 Comments

The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.

# paulie - Saturday 5 April, 2014

'We'd love to face Leinster next' says delighted Paul O'Connell
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'We'd love to face Leinster next' says delighted Paul O'Connell

Apr 5th 2014, 4:19 PM 7,637 Views 16 Comments

Leinster would set up an all-Ireland last-four showdown with a win in France tomorrow.

# paulie - Monday 20 January, 2014

Wallace commends IRFU on securing services of 'inspirational' O'Connell
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Wallace commends IRFU on securing services of 'inspirational' O'Connell

Jan 20th 2014, 2:31 PM 3,394 Views 0 Comments

The former Munster flanker is hopeful that Keith Earls will follow suit and pen a new deal.

# paulie - Sunday 19 January, 2014

O’Connell happy to give Munster fans ‘home comfort’ in last eight
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O’Connell happy to give Munster fans ‘home comfort’ in last eight

Jan 19th 2014, 4:58 PM 5,287 Views 7 Comments

The second row hailed his side’s 38 -6 win as their finest performance of the season.

# paulie - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Penney confident of holding on to O’Connell
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Penney confident of holding on to O’Connell

Dec 31st 2013, 3:00 PM 14,864 Views 16 Comments

A deadline has not been set on an agreement, the Munster boss says.

# paulie - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Irish defensive problems easily rectified, says captain O'Connell
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Irish defensive problems easily rectified, says captain O'Connell

Nov 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 12,179 Views 36 Comments

The skipper bemoaned the defence of the maul, vulnerability out wide and a lack of intensity.

# paulie - Thursday 7 November, 2013

The Rolling Stones, the Bull Hayes and 'a bit of mash': it's #AskPaulie
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The Rolling Stones, the Bull Hayes and 'a bit of mash': it's #AskPaulie

Nov 7th 2013, 6:38 PM 7,555 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s captain answers questions on the important things in life.

# paulie - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Does this picture confirm Paul O'Connell as Ireland captain?
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Does this picture confirm Paul O'Connell as Ireland captain?

Oct 31st 2013, 6:30 AM 9,024 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney reckons it’s a big hint.

# paulie - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

5 things we learned from Paul O'Connell's radio interview this morning
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5 things we learned from Paul O'Connell's radio interview this morning

Sep 4th 2013, 11:06 AM 7,676 Views 4 Comments

From really old ROG to re-watching Clermont, the big man was all chat this morning.

# paulie - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Paul O'Connell: 'I would like to play or coach abroad'
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Paul O'Connell: 'I would like to play or coach abroad'

Aug 18th 2013, 2:51 PM 3,776 Views 18 Comments

The Munster hero may follow Ronan O’Gara and Jonny Sexton to France.

# paulie - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Axing BO’D the wrong decision and took the gloss off Lions win – O’Connell
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Axing BO’D the wrong decision and took the gloss off Lions win – O’Connell

Jul 11th 2013, 12:00 PM 20,858 Views 61 Comments

“Brian would have been one of the best players on the pitch. That’s just the way it is.”

# paulie - Thursday 30 May, 2013

O'Connell named captain with Lions set to roar into action
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O'Connell named captain with Lions set to roar into action

May 30th 2013, 6:35 AM 15,643 Views 23 Comments

O’Connell leads a side jam-packed with Welsh Grand Slam winners.

# paulie - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Paul O'Connell in line to skipper Lions as Sam Warburton emerges as injury doubt
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Paul O'Connell in line to skipper Lions as Sam Warburton emerges as injury doubt

May 29th 2013, 1:42 PM 7,956 Views 14 Comments

The Munster talisman may lead the team out after all.

# paulie - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

J'accuse! The French media on the Paul O'Connell 'conspiracy'
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J'accuse! The French media on the Paul O'Connell 'conspiracy'

Apr 24th 2013, 1:59 PM 8,775 Views 18 Comments

They’re not happy ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Cup showdown.

# paulie - Monday 11 March, 2013

A-Teams: O'Connell to start in tomorrow's shadow inter-pro fixture
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A-Teams: O'Connell to start in tomorrow's shadow inter-pro fixture

Mar 11th 2013, 4:00 PM 2,408 Views 2 Comments

Both Leinster and Munster have been able to name impressively strong starting XVs.

# paulie - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Penney: O'Connell surgery is 'massive step forward'
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Penney: O'Connell surgery is 'massive step forward'

Dec 30th 2012, 1:09 PM 1,676 Views 4 Comments

However, the Munster coach refused to put any time-frame on when the Lions captain may return.

# paulie - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Engage: Paul O'Connell says inconsistent Ireland have not regressed since Grand Slam
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Engage: Paul O'Connell says inconsistent Ireland have not regressed since Grand Slam

Sep 26th 2012, 3:15 PM 5,095 Views 11 Comments

In the second of our big, weekly rugby interviews, Patrick McCarry caught up with the Munster and Ireland legend.

# paulie - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

In video: Ireland's European hopefuls look forward to Heineken Cup bid
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In video: Ireland's European hopefuls look forward to Heineken Cup bid

Nov 1st 2011, 6:32 PM 260 Views 0 Comments

It starts here for all four Irish provinces as they prepare for the European Cup kick-off.