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Friday 18 August 2017

Peter Stringer seizes on Twitter fail to hilariously poke fun at former teammate Paul O'Connell

Paul O'Connell and Peter Stringer are hardly dopplegangers
Paul O'Connell and Peter Stringer are hardly dopplegangers
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Ireland and Munster legend Peter Stringer illustrated the opportunism that he used throughout his career to poke fun at former teammate and close pal Paul O'Connell.

The current Sale scrumhalf is 39 years of age today but the Press Association Sport Twitter account made an embarrassing mistake when sending their birthday wishes this morning.

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The dimuntive scrum-half who was central to Ireland's Grand Slam success in 2009 and Munster's two Heineken Cup triumphs was quick to poke fun at Limerick man.

Apart from being follically challenged, the pair share very few similarities and there is almost a foot between them in height.

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