Brian O'Driscoll and Stephen Ferris gave a little masterclass on how to be affective and efficient at the breakdown before Ulster's crucial European Champions Cup clash with Harlequins at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, tonight.
Although O'Driscoll was one of the most creative outside centre's of the modern game, his work at the breakdown meant Ireland almost had an extra flanker in their ranks by being first to the ruck, getting over the ball, turning it over or, winning a penalty for his side.
Ferris was a back row forward throughout his career and although he won his fair share of turnovers during his playing days, he will always be remembered as a human wrecking ball. His man handling of Australia's Will Genia at the 2011 Rugby World Cup was a particular highlight.
O'Driscoll summed up perfectly on how to effective at the breakdown,
It is these small little cheats that can be the difference.
Watch the two former Irish stars give a little crash course on how to be affective at the ruck or breakdown below:
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What a night to be chosen for ball boy duties at the Kingspan. Managing to get themselves a short training session with two legend's of Irish rugby.