By now most players are back and pre-season preparations are well underway on this side of the hemisphere.
There’s only a few weeks to go before the campaign begins, and no doubt the sessions are getting more and more intense as players prepare themselves for the start of the new regular season.
One former player who doesn’t have to put himself through a gruelling pre-season anymore is former Ireland and Leinster centre, Brian O’Driscoll. O’Driscoll these days has a few business ventures and does a bit of punditry work with BT, but it’s a far cry from the years of pre-season preparations he had to endure as an active professional.
Judging by the picture below… he seems to be enjoying it!