Cork's O'Donovan brothers were absolutely hilarious again in their post-Olympics win interview 5 years ago

Cork's O'Donovan brothers were absolutely hilarious again in their post-Olympics win interview

These two lads won silver today - but their interview game is pure gold.

Paul and Gary O'Donovan are the new heroes of the Rio Olympics after winning a silver medal in a brilliant show in the men’s lightweight double sculls final.

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We've quickly grown accustomed to the two boys' grounded, deadpan - one might say "pure Cork" - style in their media interviews.

There was this one on Monday:

The killer lines there were:

"We handled it very well," Paul said. "We were almost disappointed we couldn't race yesterday, it would have been a bit of craic."

"We're well used to be a bit of wind,” Gary piped in. “That kind of thing wouldn't faze us at all."

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Then, yesterday, came this legendary clip:

The big takeaway from that:

"We'll get home to get ourselves into an ice bath anyway, cool ourselves down a bit. We'll get a bit of steak, the food here is fantastic. Steak for breakfast, lunch and dinner with spuds if you like...!"

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Though the key line was: "'Tis great to beat the Brits!"

Now, basking in their Olympic victory, we get a new instalment of the Brothers O'Donovan.

Just listen and enjoy.

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Someone give these two lads their own TV show ASAP.

This was the reaction in their local Skibbereen to their win.

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On behalf of everyone at Her - indeed, the nation - we say: