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Watch: Paul O'Connell's Entertaining Take On What Ireland Can Learn From Amateurism

Watch: Paul O'Connell's Entertaining Take On What Ireland Can Learn From Amateurism

The time is ripe for some rugby advertisements, and there aren't many better at it than Three. From their Johnny Sexton/John O'Shea chats, or the Robbie Henshaw on fire - they produce some great videos.

This time, their three ambassadors in the Irish rugby squad - Paul O'Connell, Johnny Sexton, and Robbie Henshaw have an entertaining conversation slagging each other. The size of Sexton's shoulders and how Henshaw has been living off the try against England are two highlights of the video, before O'Connell gets 'serious', pointing out the benefits of embracing amateurism:

The coaches were the last ones to arrive on the helicopters, so as they were arriving on the helicopter - they were looking at us belting down the luge with helmets on - but already a few guys had nearly killed themselves on it.

Of course, it seemed to work for the Australians when they won the Webb Ellis trophy for the first professional World Cup - so we're all for it.

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Conor O'Leary
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