Brian O'Driscoll

Brian O’Driscoll Interview: How to deal with the pressure of a European final and why ROG v Sexton adds extra spice

The Ireland legend talks TRU through the emotions of preparing and playing in a Heineken Champions Cup final + he explains why the Ronan O’Gara/Jonny Sexton ‘rivalry’ offers an extra dimension to Saturday’s showdown.
26 May 2022

Brian O’Driscoll: Why he is backing Leinster, who can replace Johnny Sexton and ROG’s England admission

Exclusive: The Ireland legend chats to TRU about his predictions for this year's Heineken Champions Cup, who may step into Johnny Sexton's shoes + why he wasn't surprised by Ronan O'Gara's comments regarding the England job.
6 April 2022

Brian O’Driscoll Exclusive: To beat Exeter you have to take some risks

As the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals approach, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to BT Sport’s Brian O’Driscoll about last weekend’s results, *that* Ronan O’Gara interview and Leinster’s game against Exeter.
7 April 2021

Ringrose and Larmour will be key to Leinster’s Euro bid

EPCR European Player of the Year nominees Garry Ringrose and Jordan Larmour are the men who can break down Saracens defence and help Leinster lift the Heineken Champions Cup for a record fifth time on Saturday, according to Brian O’Driscoll.
8 May 2019

Dealing with diminishing powers as an athlete

In Ben Mercer’s latest column for TRU, he looks at the way in which certain athletes have to adapt their game due to injuries.
29 August 2018

Rugby legends named in Icons of Rugby golf tournament

Rugby starts both past and present will gather at Buckinghamshire Golf Club on 28th and 29th July to compete in the Icons of Rugby competition.
19 July 2018

Jamie Heaslip's retirement is a blow to Ireland's chances at the World Cup - O'Driscoll

Former British and Irish Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll believes the retirement of Leinster number eight Jamie Heaslip will hurt Ireland in the upcoming 2019 World Cup to be played in Japan.
28 February 2018

Brian O'Driscoll takes on 'Death Zone' training session with England 7s squad

In this film, Brian O’Driscoll proves just what it takes to prepare a body for the gruelling test of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
1 December 2017

Lions’ series draw was good for the brand - O'Driscoll

The British and Irish Lions’ series draw against New Zealand this summer was good for the Lions’ brand according to former captain Brian O’Driscoll.
11 August 2017

Manu Tuilagi running out of lives - Brian O'Driscoll

Former Ireland and British and Irish Lions captain believes time is running out for England international Manu Tuilagi after his latest disciplinary issue.
10 August 2017

Tracking The Lions: James Haskell Has the Inside Scoop

Brian O'Driscoll and Will Greenwood caught up with James Haskell after the 2nd test to get the inside scoop on the Lions.
7 July 2017

‘Leave your nationality at the door an embrace being a Lion’ – O’Driscoll

Rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll believes that togetherness is key in order for the British and Irish Lions to have a successful tour.
1 June 2017

Brian O'Driscoll presses for Donnacha Ryan's Lions selection

Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has backed Munster lock Donnacha Ryan to be selected for the British and Irish Lions squad for the 10-game tour of New Zealand in June.
7 April 2017

BOD's verdict on 6 Nations 2017

Brian O’Driscoll is speaking on behalf of Thomas Pink – Official Outfitter of the British & Irish Lions. Register at for exclusive Thomas Pink Lions events.
27 March 2017

Land Rover and Gatland on the hunt for Grassroots Lions fans

Land Rover is scouring grassroots rugby for people who embody the game’s values of resilience, integrity and passion – to reward them with a trip to New Zealand for the British & Irish Lions Tour.
16 February 2017

Rugby Rumours: Martin Haag, BOD with the Lions, Fearns Returns, Etzebeth cashes in

Martin Haag, BOD with the Lions, Fearns Returns, Etzebeth cashes in
11 November 2016

Rio exposure can take Rugby Sevens to new level, says Brian O'Driscoll

Brian O'Driscoll believes Olympics fever can eventually catapult Rugby Sevens onto a par with the 15-man game.
7 April 2016

O'Driscoll to boost Irish bid

Brian O'Driscoll will flex his superstar muscle to boost Ireland's battle to host Rugby World Cup 2023.
15 May 2015

O'Driscoll ready for his newest challenge

Brian O'Driscoll might not be ready to become the Roy Keane of rugby punditry just yet but the former Ireland captain has no intentions of pulling any punches in his new role in front of the camera.
22 July 2014

The perfect Dublin farewell

Brian O'Driscoll's vintage sleight of hand conjured Ireland's seven-try, 46-7 RBS 6 Nations victory over Italy on the stalwart centre's final international appearance in Dublin.
9 March 2014