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Storm Donncha: 241 (caps) not out (as of Feb 2014)

Given the strong speculation of his departure this is worth a read again.  I’ll do a dedicated tribute blog if the rumours are confirmed

WTView: Observations of a Munster Rugby Supporter

A youthful DOC, taken at RWC 2003 A youthful DOC, taken at RWC 2003

Storm Darwin hit Ireland this week, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake and many people counting the cost, especially in Munster.  My sympathies to all affected.  That storm could have been called after our hero Donncha O’Callaghan who this week became the most capped Munster player, and with a new 2 year contract signed to keep him in Munster until 2016, who knows how high a record he will go on to set!

Donncha has a close bond with the supporters, here he gives them the thumbs up on a recent lap of honour Donncha has a close bond with the supporters, here he gives them the thumbs up on a recent lap of honour

Indeed the storm metaphor applies well to Donncha, who equally can leave a trail of devastation in his wake as he hits a ruck, pumps his legs to drive on a maul, soars to pluck the ball out of the air or roars on encouragement to his team mates…

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4 comments on “Storm Donncha: 241 (caps) not out (as of Feb 2014)

  1. I actually cried when I heard he was leaving. He is my favourite Munster player. I’m so glad I got to finally meet him in the Munster race last year when they went to chorca Dhuibhne rugby club. My Mum made me a teddy of him years ago and he signed it. 🙂 I like to say I sleep with Donners every night. hahaha! Great article.

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