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St Patricks Day: Five best Irish players of the professional era

4. Keith Wood

Nicknamed the ‘Raging Potato’ or ‘Uncle Fester’ 58-times capped Wood helped revolutionise the hooker’s berth for his all-action style and ability to be in the right place at the right time to give Ireland a cutting edge in attack. Scored 15 tries and enjoyed a dynamic 1997 tour of South Africa with the Lions. Excelled again in Australia four years later.

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