Pics: Paul O’Connell & Donncha O Callaghan Got Invited Back For The Munster Xmas Party


Paul O’Connell and Donncha O’Callaghan lined out 438 times between them for Munster, won three league titles and two Heineken Cups.

O’Connell was the first to announce his departure, to Toulon, after last season’s Guinness PRO12 final defeat. O’Callaghan was not far behind; moving to Worcester Warriors for 2015/16. Munster’s greatest lock pairing in history, was no more.

The two LADS however were invited back recently for the Munster Christmas party and they duly obliged.

Munster presentation

J Stander said a few words of thanks, on behalf of the squad and Keith Earls grabbed the microphone for a special ode to the two second rows.

O’Connell and O’Callaghan were presented with some Waterford Crystal to officially mark their achievements with the province.

The opportunity also arose for a 100-cap ceremony. Commemorative caps were presented to Earls, Tommy O’Donnell and Ian Keatley.

Munster 100 caps

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