I don't know if you'd class him as an openside as he didn't wear the 7 jersey but French teams seem more often to play left and right flankers, so I'll put him in, but Serge Betsen was an absolutely brilliant flanker for France from the early part of the last decade up until his retirement in 2007. I just remember him making one tackle and then the next one and the one after that, always near the ball.
To be honest, Thierry Dusautoir might just be a player that will go down as one of the greats. One of the hardest tackling players there is and a determination that drives him and his often flaky French side on will make him one of the greats.
Because if Ireland are playing Australia every year, it's going to become dull. They lose their mystique and novelty. You can see that happening with the All Blacks now to an extent up here and they are rugby's most sellable brand!
If he goes against the judiciary, surely he takes away all respect for it?