Tuesday 17 October 2017

Ouch! Brian O'Driscoll shares image of an injury he suffered in his last game against Wales

Brian O'Driscoll gets creamed by Scott Williams in 2014
Brian O'Driscoll gets creamed by Scott Williams in 2014
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Brian O'Driscoll's throwback-Thursday is a particularly painful one.

Ahead of Ireland's clash with Wales at the Aviva on Sunday, O'Driscoll shared an image of the back injury he suffered after he was the victim of a crunching tackle from Scott Williams.

#tbt to Wales game 2014 when @scottwilliams_1 nearly killed me & this happened when I landed on my hoop! #gascrack

A photo posted by Brian O'Driscoll (@13rianodriscoll) on

Thankfully, we know that BOD dusted himself down and helped Ireland to a 26-3 success in Dublin which ultimately led to Ireland being crowned champions in Paris.

Here is a video of the tackle:

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