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#Ronan O'Gara

# ronan-ogara - Friday 15 January, 2021

Eight new Covid-19 cases and lockdown extension for O'Gara's La Rochelle
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Eight new Covid-19 cases and lockdown extension for O'Gara's La Rochelle

Fri 12:17 PM 5,358 Views 0 Comments

The club’s training centre was first closed after registering 15 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 27 December, 2020

O'Gara's La Rochelle maintain Top 14 lead with Montpellier win
# On Top
# On Top

O'Gara's La Rochelle maintain Top 14 lead with Montpellier win

Dec 27th 2020, 6:05 PM 18,885 Views 16 Comments

They were 22-9 winners in spite of playing an hour with 14 men.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 31 October, 2020

'I was closed in Munster. I was happy with my lot, but my eyes got opened in Crusaders'
# Connecting
# Connecting

'I was closed in Munster. I was happy with my lot, but my eyes got opened in Crusaders'

Oct 31st 2020, 7:20 AM 24,643 Views 1 Comment

La Rochelle head coach Ronan O’Gara says connecting with players is as important as anything else.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 17 August, 2020

'Leinster-Munster is huge... it's still the biggest game of the year'
# Rivalry
# Rivalry

'Leinster-Munster is huge... it's still the biggest game of the year'

Updated Aug 17th 2020, 8:08 PM 24,885 Views 35 Comments

Isa Nacewa and Ronan O’Gara look forward to the return of rugby in Ireland.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 1 May, 2020

'Mayhem, absolute mayhem... It was just bedlam in Thomond Park that day'
# 2000: Revisited
# 2000: Revisited

'Mayhem, absolute mayhem... It was just bedlam in Thomond Park that day'

Updated May 1st 2020, 5:00 PM 23,212 Views 19 Comments

Declan Kidney’s Munster broke new ground in Europe in the 1999/2000 season.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 18 April, 2020

'It was special doing the haka and facing guys I played with in New Zealand'
# Mafs
# Mafs

'It was special doing the haka and facing guys I played with in New Zealand'

Apr 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 36,671 Views 23 Comments

Lifeimi Mafi helped Munster to the 2008 Heineken Cup and has fond memories of his time in Carrigaline.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 13 April, 2020

When Munster pulled off a miracle against Gloucester at Thomond Park
# The Miracle Match
# The Miracle Match

When Munster pulled off a miracle against Gloucester at Thomond Park

Apr 13th 2020, 2:49 PM 29,203 Views 27 Comments

Alan Gaffney’s men were on the brink of a pool-stage exit in the Heineken Cup.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'There are players who to this day struggle to cope with the defeat'
# Pain
# Pain

'There are players who to this day struggle to cope with the defeat'

Apr 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,760 Views 15 Comments

In this extract from ‘Behind the Lions,’ the gut-wrenching 2009 loss is recalled.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 10 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales

Feb 10th 2020, 8:45 AM 41,236 Views 33 Comments

Mattie took some flak for his comments on another stellar outing for Virgin Media’s rugby panel.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Things are looking up for Ireland, says Ronan O’Gara
# Believer
# Believer

Things are looking up for Ireland, says Ronan O’Gara

Jan 29th 2020, 7:49 PM 14,033 Views 15 Comments

Former Ireland great reckons Andy Farrell could find it easier to be a head coach than a No2.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 18 October, 2019

'It’s not a thing I’d do' - Schmidt insists he hasn't called on ROG for inside info
# Knowledge
# Knowledge

'It’s not a thing I’d do' - Schmidt insists he hasn't called on ROG for inside info

Oct 18th 2019, 1:00 AM 8,602 Views 11 Comments

The former Ireland out-half spent two seasons working with the Crusaders.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 25 August, 2019

O'Gara's La Rochelle reign begins in defeat to Clermont
# Inauspicious
# Inauspicious

O'Gara's La Rochelle reign begins in defeat to Clermont

Aug 25th 2019, 6:40 PM 29,571 Views 36 Comments

In a re-run of last season’s European Challenge Cup final, Clermont were again superior to their opponents.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

'It was tough to leave my childhood club, but an opportunity like this doesn't fall in your lap for no reason'
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

'It was tough to leave my childhood club, but an opportunity like this doesn't fall in your lap for no reason'

Aug 14th 2019, 12:00 PM 40,242 Views 18 Comments

After falling down the pecking order at Munster, Bill Johnston is taking the chance to reinvent himself up North.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 29 July, 2019

Watch: Ronan O'Gara on Crusaders, becoming a better coach and returning to France
# One On One
# One On One

Watch: Ronan O'Gara on Crusaders, becoming a better coach and returning to France

Jul 29th 2019, 7:10 PM 6,358 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s all-time leading points scorer chatted to The42 at Energia Park today.

Staying away from Munster helping O'Gara become a better coach
# ROG
# ROG

Staying away from Munster helping O'Gara become a better coach

Jul 29th 2019, 3:43 PM 11,081 Views 32 Comments

The former Ireland out-half is straight into his role as the new La Rochelle head coach.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Ronan O'Gara returning to Top 14 as head coach with La Rochelle
# Northbound
# Northbound

Ronan O'Gara returning to Top 14 as head coach with La Rochelle

Jun 12th 2019, 11:00 AM 26,952 Views 22 Comments

The Corkman will leave Christchurch this summer to replace Xavier Garbajosa in Jono Gibbes’ backroom team.

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return
# In Demand
# In Demand

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return

May 14th 2019, 5:27 PM 30,721 Views 25 Comments

He isn’t ruling out remaining at Crusaders for another year, either.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 13 May, 2019

La Rochelle announce departure of backs coach amid O'Gara links
# Top 14
# Top 14

La Rochelle announce departure of backs coach amid O'Gara links

May 13th 2019, 4:50 PM 9,048 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland out-half could be set for a position on Jono Gibbes’ coaching ticket.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Crusaders review 'offensive' name and branding after Christchurch mosque attack
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Crusaders review 'offensive' name and branding after Christchurch mosque attack

Apr 3rd 2019, 3:00 PM 28,311 Views 156 Comments

The head of New Zealand Rugby said the current branding was ‘no longer tenable’.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'I have an amount of work to do here' - O'Gara dismisses reports linking him to France national team
# No Dice
# No Dice

'I have an amount of work to do here' - O'Gara dismisses reports linking him to France national team

Mar 30th 2019, 3:36 PM 6,479 Views 2 Comments

Reports suggested the Munster legend would join Jacques Brunel’s backroom staff for the World Cup.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 29 March, 2019

ROG's Crusaders bounce back from rare defeat to blitz Hurricanes
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

ROG's Crusaders bounce back from rare defeat to blitz Hurricanes

Mar 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,690 Views 1 Comment

The defending champions had lost to NSW Waratahs last week.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Next France coach will be chosen before World Cup says Les Bleus rugby chief, Laporte
# Succession Plan
# Succession Plan

Next France coach will be chosen before World Cup says Les Bleus rugby chief, Laporte

Mar 27th 2019, 3:46 PM 7,240 Views 7 Comments

He also commented on stories linking Ronan O’Gara to the French backroom staff.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 25 March, 2019

O'Gara ‘ready to sign’ with Les Bleus for World Cup — French report
# Closing In
# Closing In

O'Gara ‘ready to sign’ with Les Bleus for World Cup — French report

Mar 25th 2019, 11:50 AM 37,983 Views 31 Comments

The former Munster man’s contract with the Crusaders expires this summer.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

O'Gara linked with French coaching role for World Cup
# Surprise Move
# Surprise Move

O'Gara linked with French coaching role for World Cup

Mar 20th 2019, 5:00 PM 33,607 Views 37 Comments

Les Blues reportedly want to bring the Ireland legend on board for September’s tournament.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 11 February, 2019

TV Wrap: O'Gara rises above the bombast to show he's one of the best pundits around
# Rogcam
# Rogcam

TV Wrap: O'Gara rises above the bombast to show he's one of the best pundits around

Updated Feb 11th 2019, 3:02 PM 80,101 Views 60 Comments

ROG proved his brilliance again over his final weekend on Virgin Media’s Six Nations coverage.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 3 December, 2018

Crusaders assistant Mooar to take over as Scarlets head coach next season
# Mooar Money Mooar Problems
# Mooar Money Mooar Problems

Crusaders assistant Mooar to take over as Scarlets head coach next season

Dec 3rd 2018, 11:09 AM 6,894 Views 14 Comments

The Super Rugby champions’ attack coach will replace Wayne Pivac as he moves into Warren Gatland’s seat.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'It's your home country' - O'Gara hints interest in joining Ireland backroom team
# The Possibilities
# The Possibilities

'It's your home country' - O'Gara hints interest in joining Ireland backroom team

Nov 28th 2018, 10:07 PM 15,200 Views 51 Comments

There will be an opening in the coaching staff when Andy Farrell takes over from Joe Schmidt after the World Cup.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night
# 1st V 2nd
# 1st V 2nd

'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night

Nov 15th 2018, 5:25 PM 13,947 Views 2 Comments

The Irish rugby legend spoke openly on a series of topics at Liberty Hall in Dublin.

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Rog didn't see himself like the boys saw him, as a legend of international rugby'
# Confidence Is Key
# Confidence Is Key

'Rog didn't see himself like the boys saw him, as a legend of international rugby'

Nov 13th 2018, 6:46 AM 14,738 Views 8 Comments

Crusaders star Ryan Crotty is grateful for the influence of Ronan O’Gara — even when he’s away on national duty.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 12 November, 2018

Join The42 for a special Ireland v All Blacks preview event with Ronan O'Gara
# 42 Plus 10
# 42 Plus 10

Join The42 for a special Ireland v All Blacks preview event with Ronan O'Gara

Updated Nov 12th 2018, 10:00 PM 31,529 Views 10 Comments

The New Zealand-based coach will join Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey, in association with Aldi.

Win tickets to our special Ireland v All Blacks event with Ronan O'Gara
# ROG
# ROG

Win tickets to our special Ireland v All Blacks event with Ronan O'Gara

Nov 12th 2018, 6:35 PM 3,146 Views 0 Comments

In partnership with Aldi, one of rugby’s greats will preview the game at Liberty Hall in Dublin on Wednesday.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'We always find an angle to have a go off someone but this guy has been phenomenal'
# The Joe Show
# The Joe Show

'We always find an angle to have a go off someone but this guy has been phenomenal'

Nov 1st 2018, 5:06 PM 14,732 Views 10 Comments

Ronan O’Gara is full of admiration for the job Joe Schmidt has done in Ireland.

'I'd back myself to be a head coach, I'm not afraid of what people think or say'
# ROG
# ROG

'I'd back myself to be a head coach, I'm not afraid of what people think or say'

Nov 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 33,922 Views 27 Comments

Ronan O’Gara has turned down a number of head coach positions already, but says he will take a top job ‘sooner rather than later.’

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'You can’t see how his first game will be the All Blacks but if it is, all the better'
# Race To Be Fit
# Race To Be Fit

'You can’t see how his first game will be the All Blacks but if it is, all the better'

Oct 31st 2018, 5:15 PM 8,799 Views 11 Comments

Ronan O’Gara says the most important thing for Conor Murray is to return when he feels right, and not ahead of time.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'If you give Beauden Barrett three seconds on the ball, good night and good luck'
# ROG
# ROG

'If you give Beauden Barrett three seconds on the ball, good night and good luck'

Oct 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 44,141 Views 41 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s outlook on coaching has been transformed in New Zealand.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 13 September, 2018

'Of course I’d like to coach Ireland... it’s harder in coaching because there's more to learn'
# Ambitions
# Ambitions

'Of course I’d like to coach Ireland... it’s harder in coaching because there's more to learn'

Sep 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 11,739 Views 17 Comments

Ronan O’Gara was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Ronan O'Gara inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame
# ROG
# ROG

Ronan O'Gara inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame

Sep 12th 2018, 3:00 PM 19,670 Views 19 Comments

The legendary Ireland and Munster out-half became the 12th Irish inductee.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 24 August, 2018

Irish back row Porter makes big impact in New Zealand schools rugby
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish back row Porter makes big impact in New Zealand schools rugby

Aug 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,593 Views 13 Comments

The former PBC student has shown his promise for Christ’s College and the Crusaders U18s.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 10 August, 2018

Ronan O'Gara to become 12th Irish player inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame
# ROG
# ROG

Ronan O'Gara to become 12th Irish player inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame

Aug 10th 2018, 10:16 AM 33,429 Views 54 Comments

The Munster and Ireland legend is one of five new faces to be included.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Ronan O'Gara extends his Crusaders contract for 2019 Super Rugby season
# ROG
# ROG

Ronan O'Gara extends his Crusaders contract for 2019 Super Rugby season

Jun 13th 2018, 10:22 PM 17,068 Views 33 Comments

The former Ireland and Munster out-half says he is looking forward to staying in New Zealand with his family for another year.

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