WWE

WWE: Sheamus pays tribute to sporting icon

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

WWE star Sheamus paid tribute to Irish rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll, whose international career came to an end last Saturday, during last night’s Raw.

Sheamus, who was born in Dublin, entered the arena wearing an Ireland rugby shirt - before going on to defeat Titus O’Neil. It was a fitting tribute to O’Driscoll, the 35-year-old who bowed out as the most-capped player in rugby union history, following last weekend’s dramatic 22-20 victory over France at the Stade de France.

That result endured that Ireland were crowned Six Nations champions, and Sheamus celebrated his compatriot’s achievements by wearing an Irish jersey with the No. 13 on the back and the initials “B.O.D”.

Sheamus was, of course, also celebrating St Patrick’s Day - and he posted a photograph of himself in the Brian O’Driscoll shirt on his official Twitter account.

As well as bringing his international career to an end, O’Driscoll will also walk away from club rugby at the end of the season, having spent the last 15 years with Leinster.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Wrestlemania
WWE

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - WWE Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again