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Brian O'Driscoll: I have Lions Series win for my CV

Published 06/07/2013 | 13:54

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6 July 2013; Brian O'Driscoll, British & Irish Lions, with his daughter Sadie following the game. British & Irish Lions Tour 2013, 3rd Test, Australia v British & Irish Lions. ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
Brian O'Driscoll, British & Irish Lions, with his daughter Sadie following the game.
British and Irish Lions Jonathan Sexton celebrates with Daniel Craig (right) after during the Third Test match at the ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia. PRESS ASSOCIATION
British and Irish Lions Jonathan Sexton celebrates with Daniel Craig (right) after during the Third Test match at the ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia. PRESS ASSOCIATION
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06:  Brian O'Driscoll of the Lions celebrates winning during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Brian O'Driscoll of the Lions celebrates winning his first Lions Series

He may not have been involved in the final test but Brian O'Driscoll was delighted to claim a prize that has eluded him for 12 years

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O'Driscoll was not involved in the 41-16 victory in Sydney but ends his Lions career with a first series win in four attempts.

"I'm delighted, it's been a rollercoaster week for me but it's all about being a part of it for me," he said.

"I will always have it on my CV and the negatives will be forgotten.

"Huge credit goes to the players, the management and staff."

There were joyous scenes after the final whistle as O'Driscoll celebrated with his baby daughter Sadie.

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