"O’Driscoll represented Ireland in 133 test matches, scoring an astounding 46 tries, making him the highest try scorer in Irish rugby. For his talent and dedication, O’Driscoll has been honoured with 6 Nations Player of the Year three times and was awarded the Rugby World Player of the Decade in 2010."

Caps for Ireland


Date Capped





Centre (13)

100 Test Cap Stadium

Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland



Brian O'Driscoll

Regarded as one of the greatest rugby players of all time, Brian O’Driscoll is the second most- capped player in rugby union history. Having played 141 test matches.
He captained Ireland from 2003 until 2012, and captained the British and Irish Lions for their 2005 tour of New Zealand.
O’Driscoll scored 46 tries for Ireland, making him the nation’s highest try scorer of all time. He is the 8th-highest try scorer in international rugby union history, and the highest scoring centre of all time.
O'Driscoll also holds the Six Nations record for most tries scored with 26 and the most Heineken Cup tries (30) by an Irishman. O'Driscoll was chosen as ‘Player of the Tournament’ in the 2006, 2007 and 2009 Six Nations Championships.
Career highlights include winning the Grand Slam title, two Six Nations Championships, three Heineken Cups, Four Celtic League titles and one European Challenge Cup title.
He was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame on 17 November 2016 at the opening ceremony for the Hall's first location in Rugby, Warwickshire.