RANKED | Five most irritating telly experts from Austin Healey to Stuart Barnes

THEY are paid fortunes for their forthright opinions and insightful analysis but it only ever makes us reach for the mute button.

Drum roll please, as we count down Britain’s most irritating TV rugby union pundits…

5. Alan Quinlan

The former Munster and Irish forward makes no bones about his Irish bias.   The man who missed the 2009 Lions tour thanks to a ban for gouging, certainly looks at things through one eye from the commentary box.