LIST | 5 reasons why Paul O’Connell was rugby’s greatest captain

Known for his strong leadership and no-nonsense approach to the game, the legendary Ireland and Lions captain Paul O’Connell is often perceived as the best rugby leader of all-time.

He captained his country 28 times and also led the Lions in three Tests. Here’s five reasons he was the best captain of all-time…

1. His huge hits

This monster tackle on Ben McCalman came in the 79th Minute against Australia with Ireland hanging on for win. He set a high standard and expected his teammates to meet it.

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