Sunday 25 June 2017

O'Driscoll on ...

JOE SCHMIDT

"He would be very good in that role (Ireland backs coach). He has given Leinster great shape to the way we are going about playing the game."

MOVING TO 12

"People get a bit too focused on the number on your jersey. No-one picked up on the fact that I played 12 with John Kelly at 13 against New Zealand a few years ago (2002). I'll play where I'm picked, it's not 13 or bust."

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT

"It's not on my mind. I'm looking forward to Michael D doing an excellent job and I think he's going to be a great president. He's got big shoes to fill after Mary McAleese but he's a smart man and I think that's half the battle."

Irish Independent

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