|O'Connell will be remembered as one of the great locks.|
The landscape of international changed significantly today with news that Paul O'Connell's international career has been brought to an end by a cruel hamstring injury sustained against the French.
Sergio Parisse summed it pretty well.
@Paul_OConnell was a privilege to play against you!! Really sad to hear of your retirement… best second row ever! 🍀 #legend— sergio parisse (@sergioparisse) October 13, 2015