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It's BOD II as Brian and Amy welcome baby Billy O'Driscoll

THERE'S a new BOD in town after Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman welcomed baby Billy yesterday.

The couple, who recently celebrated four years of marriage, have been revamping their Dublin home in preparation for their new arrival. Billy is the couple's second child - daughter Sadie was born last year.

The former Ireland rugby legend's parents, Frank and Geraldine, visited mum and baby in the National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street last night.

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Odds have already been offered by Irish bookmakers about whether the first son of the BT sports pundit will follow in his father's legendary footsteps.

Punters can nab 100-1 on whether the infant will eventually don an Irish jersey like his dad.

The IRFU was also keen to point out that the birth of baby Billy could signal a second BOD reign in the sport.

"Will there be another BOD for Irish Rugby one day?" it tweeted.

Brian and actress Amy managed to keep the news that she was pregnant under wraps until early September.

Stylish Amy revealed it on social media with a tongue-in-cheek style update.

"Coat by Cos, necklace by Newbridge Silver and bump by Brian O'Driscoll x," she wrote alongside a smiling picture of herself.

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Brian O'Driscoll's mother Geradine O'Driscoll at Holles Street yesterday

Brian O'Driscoll's mother Geradine O'Driscoll at Holles Street yesterday

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Brian O'Driscoll leaving the National Maternity Hospital after the birth of his and Amy Huberman's second child yesterday. Picture:Arthur Carron

Brian O'Driscoll leaving the National Maternity Hospital after the birth of his and Amy Huberman's second child yesterday. Picture:Arthur Carron

Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman

Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman

Brian O'Driscoll with his daughter Sadie on the pitch after the Lions victory at the ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia

Brian O'Driscoll with his daughter Sadie on the pitch after the Lions victory at the ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia

Brian O'Driscoll leaving the National Maternity Hospital after the birth of his and Amy Huberman's second child yesterday. Picture:Arthur Carron

Brian O'Driscoll leaving the National Maternity Hospital after the birth of his and Amy Huberman's second child yesterday. Picture:Arthur Carron

Amy Huberman with baby Sadie in March 2013

Amy Huberman with baby Sadie in March 2013

Brian O'Driscoll's mother Geradine O'Driscoll at Holles Street yesterday

Afterwards she confessed that they were just trying to get on with things without attracting a lot of attention.

The 35-year-old has handled her pregnancies with the minimum amount of fuss - Sadie was born just hours after Amy walked the red carpet for the IFTAs.

BOD took to the pitch for Ireland's much-anticipated Six Nations clash against England soon after, though he admitted at the time he found it hard to concentrate.

This time around there will be fewer distractions, seeing as he hung up his rugby boots earlier this year.

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During her pregnancy, former Clinic star Amy noted that the arrival of their second bundle of joy couldn't have been timed better.

"It's lovely timing with Brian finishing, it's so exciting and I'm really excited for Sadie as well," she said.

BOD (35) and his wife have long been one of Ireland's golden couples.

Earlier this year the Clontarf sportsman spoke about how he immediately knew that she was the one for him.

"I had never met anyone like her before and I just thought this was the business," he told Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show.

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