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#jimmy gopperth

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 12 October, 2018

'I really enjoyed my time at Leinster but knew Johnny was only gone for two years'

Jimmy Gopperth is back at the RDS with Wasps tonight, but a serious knee injury denies him the chance to face his former club.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Former Leinster star Gopperth in awards clean sweep

The veteran fly-half was named Aviva Premiership Player of the Season tonight.

# jimmy-gopperth - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Ex-Leinster 10 Gopperth lands Player's Player of the Year award in England

Meanwhile, Tamara Taylor was the women’s player of the year with Lions tourist Ross Moriarty missing out on the young player gong.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 31 March, 2017

Former Leinster man included in star-studded Wasps backline for Aviva quarter-final

Jimmy Gopperth lines out at inside centre while prop Marty Moore will start the game among the replacements.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Ex-Leinster man Gopperth's brilliant form earns him new Wasps deal

The 33-year-old is the Premiership’s top points scorer.

# jimmy-gopperth - Monday 26 September, 2016

A little Danny Cipriani magic set up a glorious coast-to-coast try from Wasps

Ex-Leinster man Jimmy Gopperth finished off under the posts after Wasps found a very non-textbook way off their own five-metre line.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Jimmy Gopperth to miss Leinster return after being suspended for this flying-punch

The Wasps fly-half has been handed a three-week ban.

# jimmy-gopperth - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Gopperth plans to go out in style after 'tough' last months with Leinster

The Kiwi out-half will line up against his Leinster friends with the Barbarians this evening.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The Baa-Baas' outrageous skill-set now extends to blindfolded place-kicking Swing And A Miss This post contains videos

The Baa-Baas' outrageous skill-set now extends to blindfolded place-kicking

Well, for a few of them anyway.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 22 May, 2015

Robbie Deans calls on Leinster trio to face Ireland with Barbarians

Shane Jennings will finish his professional career by playing for the famous invitational side.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 13 February, 2015

'Players who have had concussions are struggling through everyday life'

Jimmy Gopperth is grateful for Leinster’s excellent medical staff.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 6 February, 2015

Jimmy Gopperth's New Zealand Schools team was the most absurdly talented side imaginable

Smokin’ Joe and Luke McAlister in the backline and Ben Smith on the bench!

# jimmy-gopperth - Monday 26 January, 2015

Wasps have confirmed the signing of an explosive All Blacks wing

Jimmy Gopperth will have some incredible firepower in his backline next season.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 16 January, 2015

Leinster go for Gopperth at 10 against Castres while Moore starts at tighthead

Mike Ross misses out on the match day squad altogether, while Kane Douglas is on the bench.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'I've had a great time at Leinster' - Gopperth move to Wasps confirmed

The New Zealand native will replace Andy Goode at the Premiership club.

# jimmy-gopperth - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Leinster confirm that Jimmy Gopperth is talking to other clubs ahead of next season

The out-half looks set to move on with the imminent return of Johnny Sexton.

# jimmy-gopperth - Saturday 29 November, 2014

O'Connor: Jimmy hasn't displayed the form he showed last year but he'll deliver

Despite Jimmy Gopperth’s recent struggles, the Leinster coach still has faith in him.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

'Ian Madigan has a decision to make' - O'Gara on Sexton's Leinster return ROG

'Ian Madigan has a decision to make' - O'Gara on Sexton's Leinster return

The Racing Métro coach reports that Sexton is ‘an awful lot happier’ having made his decision to move back to Ireland.

# jimmy-gopperth - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Gopperth points to poor start after Leinster are 'out-passioned' by Munster

The Kiwi out-half was disappointed with his side’s effort at the breakdown.

# jimmy-gopperth - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Robbie Henshaw was the Gavin Henson to Jimmy Gopperth's Matthew Tait last Friday

The Connacht centre tossed the Leinster out-half like a discus.

# jimmy-gopperth - Monday 2 June, 2014

'We went to Zebre and played in front of three people' - Gopperth praises squad effort

The Leinster out-half believes Noel Reid and Brendan Macken have given fans a glimpse of the midfield future.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 4 April, 2014

Leinster go for Jimmy Gopperth at out-half ahead of difficult trip to Toulon

Meanwhile, Cian Healy, Rhys Ruddock and Dave Kearney are all fit to start at Stade Mayol.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Gopperth and Kirchner proving 'invaluable' to Matt O'Connor's Leinster

The Australian head coach has hailed the continuing influence of the imports during the Six Nations window.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 7 February, 2014

Frustrating season continues as Madigan named on Leinster bench

The out-half will play back-up to Jimmy Gopperth in Italy on Sunday.

# jimmy-gopperth - Monday 13 January, 2014

Unqualified Leinster still the province with ingredients for success

Leinster will probably have to travel in the quarter-finals, but that won’t worry them.

# jimmy-gopperth - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Gopperth targets home quarter final after inspiring Leinster comeback

The Kiwi scored 21 points for the three-time European Cup champions as they fought back to beat Castres.

As it happened: Castres v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Qualification for the quarter finals would be achingly close for Matt O’Connor’s men if they could claim a French scalp.

# jimmy-gopperth - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

'This will define our season', says Gopperth ahead of trip to Castres

Leinster’s out-half insists he’s happy to be kept guessing in his out-half battle with Ian Madigan.

# jimmy-gopperth - Monday 9 December, 2013

Madigan eyes Saints double after repaying O'Connor's 'massive vote of confidence'

The out-half edged Jimmy Gopperth out of the 10 jersey in Northampton and is eager for another start this weekend.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 22 November, 2013

Eoin Reddan drops from Ireland duty onto Leinster bench

Joe Schmidt has released the scrum-half from international service as Munster and Connacht also name their teams.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 1 November, 2013

‘We have to step up’ — Gopperth looks for leaders to slay Dragons

Matt O’Connor forced into wholesale changes with his international stars away in Ireland camp.

# jimmy-gopperth - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Macken confident he walked tall in O'Driscoll's Heineken Cup shoes

Jimmy Gopperth, meanwhile, endeared himself to Castres ahead of the 2014 rematch.

# jimmy-gopperth - Saturday 19 October, 2013

As it happened: Leinster v Castres, Heineken Cup

A home win would Leinster in charge of their pool ahead of a December back-to-back with Northampton Saints.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 18 October, 2013

'I enjoy the physical part of the game' - Leinster out-half Jimmy Gopperth

The New Zealander has settled in at Leinster with ease and is ready to take down French champions Castres.

# jimmy-gopperth - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Madigan and Gopperth must learn to love rotation -- Kearney

Matt O’Connor has a selection dilemma on his hands, and the RDS may not like his solution.

# jimmy-gopperth - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Tony Ward likens Jimmy Gopperth to Roy Keane and Liam Brady

The former Irish out-half was highly impressed by the New Zealander’s contribution to Leinster’s win over Ospreys.

# jimmy-gopperth - Saturday 12 October, 2013

VIDEO: Sean O'Brien inspires Leinster to victory in typically robust fashion

A dominant display from the Carlow native helped his side gain an impressive win.

As it happened: Ospreys v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Two of the top sides in the Pro12 go head-to-head at the Liberty Stadium this evening.

# jimmy-gopperth - Friday 11 October, 2013

Leinster go for Gopperth in bid to banish bogey team Ospreys

Jamie Heaslip will once again captain the side, but Brian O’Driscoll’s calf has kept him out of contention.

# jimmy-gopperth - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Time for Madigan to show O'Connor why he deserves the Leinster number 10 jersey

The 24-year-old needs a big performance against the Cardiff Blues tomorrow night.

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