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Brian O'Driscoll Enjoyed A Little Laugh At Eddie Jones' Expense On ITV

Brian O'Driscoll Enjoyed A Little Laugh At Eddie Jones' Expense On ITV

There was a grin on Brian O'Driscoll's face throughout ITV's post-match coverage of Ireland's Gram Slam-halting win in Dublin on Saturday evening.

Perhaps that smile was generated by the little dig he had lined up for Eddie Jones and the situation he found himself in. O'Driscoll was seated between two legends of English rugby, Jonny Wilkinson to his right and Clive Woodward to his left.

During the week, Eddie Jones suggested that he knew what was coming from Ireland in Dublin - what he scoffed at as 'kick and clap' rugby.

It will be raining high balls. It will be kick and clap, the fans at the Aviva love that so we know what to expect. You have to prepare for the game and we know what Ireland will bring — a strong physical challenge at the breakdown, pressure on our nine and ten and high balls.

After Jonny Wilkinson has praised the closeness of the Irish team on the pitch, compared to what he saw as a 'splintered' English group, Brian O'Driscoll let fly.

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All joking aside, I think there's some days where you win by 'kick and clap'.

You've got to play the conditions. I think Ireland played the conditions better today.

O'Driscoll even got a little clap from Clive Woodward.

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PJ Browne
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