RUCK takes a look at who legendary Ireland and Lions centre Brian O’Driscoll has selected the toughest opponents from his stellar rugby career.
Sourcing several Q&A’s from down the years, including one with the Six Nations website, here are his top five opponents:
DID YOU KNOW? Brian O’Driscoll scored 46 tries for Ireland and 1 try for the Lions in 2001, making him the highest try scorer of all time in Irish Rugby
5. Ma’a Nonu (New Zealand)
Brian O’Driscoll SAID: “Same height as me [5-foot-11] and still 16-stone. Probably the most complete centre in the modern game.”
DID YOU KNOW? Nonu became a vegetarian while playing in France for Toulon, citing his son Michael as his motivation