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GIF: The Nation Holds Its Breath As Paul O'Connell's Hamstring Bends The Wrong Way

GIF: The Nation Holds Its Breath As Paul O'Connell's Hamstring Bends The Wrong Way

It has been a horrible half for Ireland. An Injury to Johnny Sexton have them up against it, and it looks like Paul O'Connell could be dealing with a serious hamstring injury.

Just before half time, O'Connell was poaching at a ruck. The French players came in to clean him out, an O'Connell's hamstrings were stretched beyond what they should.

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The signals from the physios seem to hint that he won't carry on, and looking at the footage it's not hard to see why. There is a chance that he could shake it off at half-time, but I wouldn't be confident.

See Also: Just One Of The First Half Moments That Made The Nation Go 'Ah Bollocks'

Conor O'Leary
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