The British and Irish Lions centre led Ireland to a second successive Triple Crown as they finished a narrow second to France for the title on points difference.

"I am obviously honoured and delighted to have won this accolade and would like to thank those fans who voted for me," O'Driscoll said.

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O'Driscoll was chosen by fans who logged on to the official Six Nations website and he collected more than twice the amount of votes than his nearest rival.

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