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#Ronan O'Gara

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 29 January, 2015

‘It’s a very uncertain time when you get picked ahead of a legend of Irish rugby’ — Sexton talks pressure in new ad

Sexton talks us through the tension he feels taking on a place-kick, and then cuts loose with an annoying wedding dance floor staple.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Analysis: Ronan O’Gara’s defence lifting Racing to new heights ROG

Analysis: Ronan O’Gara’s defence lifting Racing to new heights

The former Munster and Ireland out-half is excelling in his duties at Racing Métro.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 23 January, 2015

‘It’s easy to be negative, what you have to do is find solutions’ – ROG on Munster’s Champions Cup exit

The former Munster 10 has said constructive criticism has it’s place but people should not be overly critical of the province.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 8 January, 2015

‘It’s a pure rugby decision. You’ve got to admire his balls’ – O’Gara praises Hanrahan

ROG says he understands why the 22-year-old has backed himself by making the switch to the Premiership.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Andy Lee’s tequila and Devin Toner’s an elf! It’s the best sporting tweets of the week

Ronan O’Gara’s banter with DC10 also featured.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Dan Carter can’t wait to replace Johnny Sexton and work with ROG at Racing Metro

“Let’s just say I’m really impressed by Jackie’s vision,” says the Kiwi after signing a contract worth a reported €1.5 million per year.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 11 December, 2014

BOD, Joe Schmidt and Hozier starred in The Nativity in this morning’s Gift Grub

It turns out Tommy Bowe is the the saviour of Irish rugby while there was also a dig at Ray D’Arcy.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 5 December, 2014

Ronan O’Gara has zero tolerance for drug cheats in rugby

O’Gara responded to Paul Kimmage’s allegations on RTE Radio’s Game On.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 28 November, 2014

Michael D, BOD and ROG – Tributes to ‘thorough gentleman’ Jack Kyle RIP

Michael D, BOD and ROG – Tributes to ‘thorough gentleman’ Jack Kyle

The man widely revered as one of Ireland’s greatest rugby players died today aged 88.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Ronan O’Gara banned for two games for criticising officials ROG

Ronan O’Gara banned for two games for criticising officials

Racing’s backs coach Laurent Labit was slapped with a 15-week suspension though.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Gary Lineker adopts Robbie’s ‘unidentified fan’ role! The sporting tweets of the week

Also, Ronan O’Gara pays tribute to Ian Keatley and Rory McIlroy cheers on Ulster.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 24 October, 2014

What ever happened to the Ronan O’Gara-esque spiral kick?

‘I actually woke up the other night thinking about it,’ says the former Munster and Ireland out-half.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Keane: I knew the All Blacks would go after ROG – when I met him for dinner, I warned him

Roy Keane was an unlikely double-agent when the Irish rugby team played New Zealand in 2008.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Sexton’s Racing Métro make winning start against disappointed Saints J10

Sexton’s Racing Métro make winning start against disappointed Saints

The English side were denied a losing bonus point in the final minute of play.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 16 October, 2014

We’ll Leave it There So: Roy Keane’s future at Villa, O’Gara cited again and all today’s sport

Also, Gary Neville wittily dissects Ryan Giggs’ famous goal against Arsenal, and the banned Mayo fan hits back.

ROG has been cited AGAIN for his touchline behaviour

This will be the third time he appears before a disciplinary committee.

ROG: ‘People are probably judging Axel off what has happened in the past’

The ex-Munster and Ireland out-half believes his former province have strong first-team pillars in place.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Mayo pitch invader banned, celebrating John O’Shea and all today’s sport

We’ve also got Boris Johnson tackling a nine-year-old and Graeme McDowell begins World Match Play defence with a win.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Does Ian Keatley have what it takes to become a top-class fly-half?

Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace discuss whether the Munster number 10 can step up to the next level.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Ronan O’Gara plays a part in Rugby HQ’s top five finishes of all time

Welsh magician Shane Williams is unsurprisingly involved in the latest video from the Fox Sports crew.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

ROG escapes punishment for ‘challenging match officials’

The Racing Metro coach had to face a disciplinary committee after an incident against Toulon last month.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sexton’s return to Ireland a ‘logical decision,’ says Ronan O’Gara

The former Ireland out-half is now part of the coaching set-up at Racing Métro.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ronan O’Gara to face Top 14 disciplinary commitee ROG

Ronan O’Gara to face Top 14 disciplinary commitee

French rugby bosses have called the Munster legend to a hearing.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Sexton nails 45-metre penalty to fire Racing to victory over Montpellier

The Ireland out-half kicked 11 points for the Parisians on the first weekend of the new French season.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 15 August, 2014

Munster always a draw but O’Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris

The Racing Métro assistant coach would love to work with the likes of Conor Murray and Simon Zebo.

‘I’d need a day to go through what I’ve learned’ – Ronan O’Gara

The Racing Métro coach is gradually growing comfortable with life off the pitch, he tells in Paris.

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Niall Horan has been in Paris practicing his kicking with ROG and Jonny

The One Direction star was in the French capital as part of his group’s current tour.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Ronan O’Gara set to sign up with Racing Métro until 2016

The former Munster out-half looks set to take up the responsibilities for the Top 14 side’s defence next season.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 16 May, 2014

The might of Toulon stands in the way of Sexton’s shot at a Top 14 title

Racing Métro face the Heineken Cup champions in this evening’s semi-final in Lille.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Ronan O’Gara cited ahead of Racing Métro semi against Toulon

The former Munster out-half was reported by the match referee following his team’s win over Toulouse.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Sexton’s Racing secure play-off against Toulouse on thrilling day of Top 14 action

The final round of regular season fixtures saw Grenoble survive the threat of relegation at the other end.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 2 May, 2014

Top 14 title is more important to Racing Métro than Heineken Cup admits O’Gara

The former Munster out-half has readjusted his priorities after less than a season in France.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 28 April, 2014

Ronan O’Gara labels Munster’s Heineken Cup semi final venue ‘a disgrace’

The former out-half believes the ERC should have selected a different venue than Stade Velodrome, which is currently under construction.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Night night O’Gara Jr! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Rio Ferdinand on players not “having emotions” and Rory McIlroy’s tribute to Down.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Yellow for ROG, Wally’s late try and hurt; the last time Munster played Toulon

The province’s defeat to the Philippe Saint-André’s men meant they failed to reach the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster’s clash with Munster

Top try scorers, who has the most caps, who scored the most points in a game and which team has won more games.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 21 March, 2014

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 9 March, 2014

James Joyce’s love of rugby and the tale of the team who only lost once in the NFL; this week’s best sportswriting

Plus, a detailed analysis of the recent Ireland-Wales game and an interview with Willie Mullins ahead of Cheltenham.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 27 February, 2014

ROG and Páidí Ó Sé documentaries to battle it out for Irish sports film prize

Also shortlisted for this year’s IFTAs are films about the story of Irish cricket and basketball in the 1980s.

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