Irishman Tops The List In Debate Over The Six Greatest Captains Of The Six Nations Era

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Former Lions captain Sam Warburton and England scrum-half Danny Care sat down on the BBC’s Six Nations Greatest podcast to debate who was the great captain in the Six Nations;

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“Brian’s longevity in the role is why he’s number one for me and not Martin Johnson,” he explained.

“He got a Grand Slam, did it for nine years, was player of the tournament three times, which I know is an individual accolade – but that would have been inspirational, and he also won four Triple Crowns.”

1. Brian O’Driscoll (Ireland)

2. Martin Johnson (England)

3. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)

4. Fabien Pelous (France)

5. Sam Warburton (Wales)

6. Dylan Hartley (England)

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