Happy 35th BOD 13 reasons we all love Brian ODriscoll

first_imgAS IF HE wasn’t already the most talented rugby player this island has ever produced, Brian O’Driscoll is proving he has the longevity to match.With less than two weeks to go before his final Six Nations, today is Brian O’Driscoll’s 35th birthday.He’s probably not allowed much cake at this time of year, so to celebrate, here are just a few reasons why most people in this country think he’s awesome.“Bring it on!”Turn the sound down and try to see past the poor quality of this video and take pride that our wee Brian is swinging thumps at Victor Matfield, one of the the most revered second rows ever to grace professional rugby.YouTube credit: cbrocksWe forgave those blonde highlights, proof that he’s some man for one man©INPHOHe looks great in slow-moTheScore.ie lost five perfectly good rugby balls over the hedge trying to replicate thisYouTube credit: Lions 2013 DVDIt’s not just rugby he’s awesome at ©INPHO/Billy SticklandWhat, these old things?YouTube credit: Conor RyanWe can let him out of the country safe in the knowledge that he won’t let the side down©INPHO/Cathal NoonanYeah, his between-the-legs passes are cool, but this is his real geniusNot to mention his jacklingHe knows the difference between fruits and wisdom At least, I think that’s what he was saying here.YouTube credit: eimhinAnd is great value on TwitterThere’s a touch of class about his missus tooAll hail Hubes!Still crazy after all these yearsImmortalise this: 13 possible poses for a Brian O’Driscoll statuelast_img read more