Ireland's clash against New Zealand in last year's autumn internationals will forever be remembered as the day the national team came within a whisker of sporting immortality by almost beating the All Blacks.
Thanks to team doctor Eanna Falvey, however, the day had perhaps more significance, according to Cliff Beirne, a consultant at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry.
Falvey refused to let Brian O'Driscoll return to the field - in what was certain to...
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