Rugby stars react to Paul O’Connell’s retirement on social media
Rugby Union stars and clubs took to social media following Paul O’Connell’s retirement announcement, thanking the legend for his services to the game.
Really disappointing to see @Paul_OConnell having to retire. Sensational career in Red & Green. Simply irreplaceable.
— Brian O'Driscoll (@BrianODriscoll) February 9, 2016
— British&Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) February 9, 2016
Congratulations @Paul_OConnell on a fantastic career 👍
— Sam Warburton (@samwarburton_) February 9, 2016
Sad to see @Paul_OConnell retire, but what a legend on and off the field. Pleasure to share the same field with and against him.
— gethin jenkins (@gethinjenkins1) February 9, 2016
Sad to hear the great Paul O’Connell has retired from rugby. What a player & person. Huge name to play with or against#truegreat — Nick Easter (@nick_easter) February 9, 2016
— Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) February 9, 2016