# Peter O'Mahony

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# High praise
O'Mahony: Sexton has 'changed rugby for the better'
The Ireland back row paid a glowing tribute to Johnny Sexton ahead of his final Six Nations appearance.
This month
March 2023
# Bad Note
'It was comical but infuriating' - O'Mahony on slow Ireland's Call before Italy clash
The anthem was played a slow pace before Ireland’s bonus-point win in Rome.
Last month
February 2023
# Pen to Paper
'A leader like Pete is invaluable' - O'Mahony signs central contract extension
The deal runs until the end of next season, incorporating the World Cup in France.
Last year
# Focused
'All in good form' - Munster welcome back big guns as they aim to avoid another derby loss
Connacht defeated Munster 20-11 to get their first win of the campaign in early October.
# depth test
Haley ruled out of Munster's clash with Bulls while POM remains a doubt
Munster do welcome back nine of their players from the Emerging Ireland tour.
# dreams
‘We are building towards the World Cup. We are not going to say it isn’t the goal’
Peter O’Mahony was thrilled with Ireland’s series win in New Zealand but his sights are now set on an even bigger goal.
# bring it on
O’Mahony passed fit for Saturday’s Series decider – Earls honoured to captain his country
Peter O’Mahony is available for Ireland’s final test of the season against New Zealand this weekend.
# caned
‘It is all good banter’ – All Blacks captain Cane responds to O’Mahony chat
The two flankers had a heated exchange in closing moments of last Saturday’s second test.
# Positivity
O’Mahony passes HIA and has chance of making final Test; Earls captains Ireland against Maoris
The Munster veteran will lead Ireland out against the Maori All Blacks tomorrow.
# Influence
Sexton and O'Mahony lead the way again on another historic day for Irish rugby
The two most experienced players in Ireland’s team were to the fore during a famous win in Dunedin.
# Team news
Munster's O'Mahony and Coombes return for URC quarter-final tie with Ulster
The provinces meet at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow evening.
# Injury Update
Kilcoyne's season over as Munster wait for specialist opinion on Hodnett
Captain Peter O’Mahony is back in full training ahead of the Cardiff clash this weekend.
# nowhere like home
Exeter feel full force of Thomond Park effect, as Munster set to hit the road for Toulouse 'home' game
Munster fed off a brilliant atmosphere in Limerick but the stadium is booked up on the weekend of their Champions Cup quarter-final.
# Leader
'That's what you want your captain to do on the big days, perform like that'
Johann van Graan was full of praise for Peter O’Mahony after his superb individual display against Exeter Chiefs.
# Team news
O'Mahony, Carbery and Zebo all fit to start Munster's European showdown with Exeter
Johann van Graan makes five changes to the side which lost 13-8 in the first leg last weekend.
# Boost
O'Mahony and Carbery resume training as O'Sullivan set for scan on knee injury
Simon Zebo and Diarmuid Barron are also back in training having recovered from illness ahead of Saturday’s return meeting with Exeter Chiefs.
# uncertainty
'I'm not going to sit here and say that it's ideal, I'd love to have the whole ticket named for next year'
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony discusses the province’s search for Johann van Graan’s successor as head coach.
# Cruel Blow
Irish rugby has lost a genuine powerhouse as injury calls time on Dan Leavy's career
The flanker announced his retirement today following a long battle with a knee injury.
# Away Days
Andy Farrell calls on Ireland to take 'the next step' at Twickenham
Ireland are looking to secure a first win in London since 2018 when they play England this weekend.
# Selection
'Pete's in good form... he's a good emotional leader for us as well'
Andy Farrell believes O’Mahony is getting better, while the Cork man is loving life with Ireland.
# Team news
Farrell makes six changes for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England
Johnny Sexton, Hugo Keenan, Andrew Conway, Bundee Aki, Cian Healy, and James Ryan all start.
# Composure
'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony was happy with his side’s resolve in the closing minutes in Castres.
# message home
Peter O'Mahony: Impact of Ashling Murphy's death felt in 'sombre' Munster dressing room
‘On behalf of everyone in the dressing room and in Munster Rugby, our thoughts are with Ashling’s parents and family, and extended family and friends.’
# Update
'He looked really sharp' - O'Mahony could feature for Munster in Castres
It remains uncertain whether Damian de Allende will be fit for the trip to France.
All time
# Kick On
'That game will be important to me when I retire. That'll be one you remember'
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony is keen for his team to kick on against Castres.
# Captain
'It has been a mental experience, but I couldn't be prouder of the lads'
Peter O’Mahony is a proud man after his side’s win over Wasps.
# fresh faces
'I trained with a guy who was born in 2004... Earlsie could have been his father!'
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony has been impressed by the young players at training.
# pandemic
Munster confirm positive Covid cases among group who returned to Ireland
Some of the players and staff who arrived back from South Africa have since tested positive.
# Hard man
'Scumbag stuff' - Lavanini's red card hit draws instant anger from O'Mahony
The Ireland back row was excellent and finished the game as captain.
# elder statesman
His role is changing, but Peter O'Mahony remains an important figure for Ireland
The flanker is by far the most experienced back row player in Andy Farrell’s squad.
# experience
Lions captain Murray 'leads by his actions' - O'Mahony
Peter O’Mahony on Conor Murray, and working with new faces in the Ireland squad.
# Support
'No better man' - O'Mahony backs Murray to step up as Lions captain
O’Mahony led the Lions in the first Test against New Zealand in 2017.
# Game time
'I haven’t played enough' - O'Mahony feels another Lions tour is out of reach
The Munster captain hopes to feature in Ireland’s tour of the Pacific Islands if it goes ahead.
# Fighting Fit
O'Mahony fit to resume training ahead of Munster's latest clash with Leinster
Munster will wait until next week for a decision on James Cronin and Tadhg Beirne.
# latest
Munster sweating over Peter O'Mahony's availability for Toulouse clash
The southern province’s captain sustained damage to his thigh during Saturday’s defeat to Leinster.
# Blindside
England expect Peter O'Mahony to come back into Ireland's starting XV
The 31-year-old is free to play again after his suspension.
# hard and fair
'That would be unjust to the jersey': No need for red redemption from O'Mahony
The Munster back row is set to return after serving his suspension for a red card against Wales.
# legacy
'From the day he arrived he did his best to buy in to our culture, now he's creating culture'
Peter O’Mahony is hoping to create a few special memories before CJ Stander bids farewell to Munster.
# experience
'It's about consistency at this level to prove your worth' - Farrell sees sense in new IRFU contracts
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony both agreed new deals this week.
# Staying Put
Peter O'Mahony signs two-year extension to IRFU contract
The flanker’s new deal will keep him at Munster until the end of the 2022/23 season.