Eoin Reddan: 'Next week is chance for players to pay our respects'
Published 10/03/2014 | 10:37
Maybe the most telling, the most apposite thing was seeing his game back on its accustomed track. Because the very last event Brian O'Driscoll would want the close of his career to become is some kind of delusional pageant running longer than a novel Marcel Proust might have found the stamina to write. He has the emotional intelligence to understand the difference between respect and sentiment.