Today Paul O'Connell returned to the scene of so many great battles in his career with Ireland and Munster.
The hugely popular Irish skipper makes his 100th international appearance at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ahead of the crucial Six Nations clash with Wales - O'Connell's been divulging the secret to his endurance at the highest level of rugby.
98FM Sport's Stephen Doyle is in Cardiff
Meanwhile Robin McBryde feels this is the best Ireland team Wales have faced in a long time.
The Welsh assistant coach points to their current world ranking of third place and their run of 10 games unbeaten to make his point