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#Donncha O'Callaghan

# donncha-ocallaghan - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the career of Donncha O'Callaghan?

Test your knowledge of the former Munster and Ireland lock as he marks his 41st birthday.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 5 March, 2020

How Roy Keane left his mark on Irish rugby

So many of the key players in Munster, Leinster and Ireland’s rise say Keane was their inspiration.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 30 September, 2019

Donncha O'Callaghan and Ruby Walsh join new RTÉ 2FM Game On line up

The duo will link up with sports journalist Marie Crowe in the hot seats for the now-extended programme.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'I’ve to put my bins out' - Donncha O'Callaghan interviews Roy Keane for new documentary Cork's Sons This post contains videos

'I’ve to put my bins out' - Donncha O'Callaghan interviews Roy Keane for new documentary

The former Ireland and Munster rugby star sat down with the Nottingham Forest assistant manager for a TV programme about dealing with retirement.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Record caps-holder Donncha O'Callaghan returns to ambassador role with Munster

The recently-retired lock will join Doug Howlett’s commercial team.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Family and team-mates pay touching tributes to retiring Donncha O'Callaghan Legend This post contains videos

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'Hopefully I’ll be remembered for being a good rugby player but I’d rather be a great dad'

After 20 years as a professional, Donncha O’Callaghan will play his final game this weekend.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'I'm just delighted to be back in the game'

Former Ireland coach Declan Kidney gave his first press conference as technical consultant at London Irish today.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Sunday 25 February, 2018

'I would kick myself in the face if I was the fella who threw on a tracksuit and was jobs for the boys'

Donncha O’Callaghan is preparing to bring the curtain down on his professional career, and explains to The42 that he is looking forward to life at home with his young family in Cork.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 4 December, 2017

'It's important for me that Peter O'Mahony stays but I can see where money comes into it'

Munster legend Donncha O’Callaghan was speaking on Newstalk’s Off The Ball.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 10 November, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan leads Anthony Foley tribute as Baa-Baas earn Thomond win

There were four Irish debutants in the Barbarians side as Tonga came to Limerick.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 6 November, 2017

O'Callaghan and Munster duo added to Barbarians squad for Thomond clash

James Cronin and Brian Scott, and Leinster’s Jordi Murphy are all linking up with the side for Friday night’s match against Tonga.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan to bow out after 20 seasons of professional rugby

“My family need me around more. As much as I love rugby, I love them more,” said the veteran lock.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Matt Healy-inspired Connacht maintain winning start to Challenge Cup

The Irish side were too good for a Worcester Warriors team, for whom Donncha O’Callaghan featured from the bench.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 20 October, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan out to earn respect that only a clash of compatriots can bring

“I don’t mind playing against any of the English teams and knocking lumps out of them but when you are looking over and it’s one of your own across the way I find it kind of tough.”

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'He's in incredible physical shape': Peter Stringer will play with Worcester beyond his 40th birthday

The Corkman will remain in the Premiership on a short-term deal alongside Donnacha O’Callaghan.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan will be coaching one of Ireland's fittest families this summer

He replaces his former Munster team-mate Alan Quinlan on the popular RTÉ show.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 15 May, 2017

'I still absolutely love it. I'm already counting down the days until pre-season so I can smash it'

Donncha O’Callaghan talks to The42 about his season with Worcester, why he decided to play on for another year and the influence Jim Williams had on his career.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Evergreen Donncha O'Callaghan wins Worcester player-of-the-year award

It’s been another great year for the Munster legend.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 24 April, 2017

38-year-old Donncha O'Callaghan has signed a new contract with Worcester

“Donncha is a phenomenon,” says Warriors director of rugby Gary Gold.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Northampton flanker banned for Leinster clash after elbowing Donncha O'Callaghan

Calum Clark was hit with a three-week ban and will miss the first of the back-to-back Champions Cup clashes with Leinster.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 14 October, 2016

‘I’d be licking my lips': ROG v Munster an intriguing battle for O'Callaghan

‘No one gives them a chance, they barely qualified. It could be a great story.’

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 19 September, 2016

Steenson steers Chiefs success, Annett scores and all the exiles' action

Jeremy Davidson’s Aurillac remain top of the Pro D2.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Saturday 5 December, 2015

JJ Hanrahan nails late penalty as Donncha O'Callaghan sees red for Worcester

Leinster’s European opponents Bath were beaten again.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Sunday 29 November, 2015

'Every time I open my gear bag or locker, I pull out a potato'

Former Munster and Ireland lock Donncha O’Callaghan opens up on life at Worcester, horsing around and some novel uses for his autobiography.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 23 October, 2015

It was Peter Stringer v Donncha O'Callaghan as Sale beat Worcester tonight

Danny Cipriani, overlooked by England for the World Cup, opened the scoring with a fine individual effort.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 19 October, 2015

Donncha O'Callaghan's Worcester debut involved a bizarre water-bottle incident

“The old, grey water-bottle theft”

# donncha-ocallaghan - Thursday 3 September, 2015

7 of our favourite moments from Donncha O'Callaghan's Munster career

A team player, a veteran, and an inadvertent underwear model.

'The opportunity to prolong my career is one I couldn't pass up' - Donncha O'Callaghan

The Munster and Ireland legend will depart the province this week.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'A very good friend, a very good team-mate and an excellent player': Foley on Donncha O'Callaghan

It looks like the Munster appearance record will be capped at 263.

Donncha O'Callaghan is leaving Munster after 17 years with the province

Munster’s players were informed of the departure this morning.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 17 July, 2015

A new statue at Shannon airport is marking one of Irish sport's most iconic moments

Paul O’Connell’s famous line-out has been turned into a sculpture.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 1 December, 2014

Donncha O’Callaghan cited for alleged 'kick to the head' against Ulster

The incident happened during Munster’s narrow Pro12 win on Friday.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Saturday 29 November, 2014

'Robbed win' over Ulster will hold Munster in good stead insists O'Callaghan

Axel Foley’s side moved to the top of the Pro12 but were fortunate to escape with the points last night.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 7 November, 2014

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# donncha-ocallaghan - Monday 3 November, 2014

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What does this Irish rugby star want with 'big data'? Plenty, apparently...

Donncha O’Callaghan is looking for an investment boost for his software startup, 4Impacts.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 31 October, 2014

Donncha O'Callaghan returns to lead much-changed Munster

The province’s most-capped player is one of 11 changes made by Anthony Foley for the trip to Wales.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 10 October, 2014

Longevity no accident for record setting Donncha O'Callaghan

When push comes to squat in the Munster weight room, the lock says, “you’d swear it was European Cup final day.”

# donncha-ocallaghan - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Leaked report was not a distraction before Edinburgh loss - O'Callaghan

The 35-year-old lock said there were no angry words in Munster’s dressing room post-match at Thomond Park.

# donncha-ocallaghan - Friday 5 September, 2014

'It'll be hard to sleep tonight' - Munster's Foley hurt by Edinburgh loss

A failure to win the collisions stung the province’s new head coach.

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