Watching New Zealand and South Africa there was that very rare feeling - it lasted only a few minutes, like viewing the aurora borealis,where you are mouthing quietly to yourself: this is unbelievable, writes .
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
Thousands of Irish kids could relate to Harry Byrne’s youthful admiration of Jonathan Sexton and Ronan O’Gara but Ireland’s U20s out-half had another role model to emulate much closer to home.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
“While the results of our surveys have exceeded all expectations, they have also revealed that Vinegar Hill has been extensively stripped by illegal [metal] detectorists, and impacted mby various developments, both of which have had a profound and detrimental impact on our knowledge,” said Ronan O’Flaherty.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017
Ronan O’Gara believes Joey Carbery has the talent to go all the way to the top and he expects that process to start kicking in this evening at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey when the 21-year-old makes his first Ireland start.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
Fri, 26 May, 2017
We’re just over 10 years removed from Ronan O’Gara’s famous swipe at the English Premiership, but the debate on the relative merits of that league and the PRO12 will zoom back into focus on Saturday when the respective league leaders clash in a Champions Cup quarter-final in Dublin.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
Ronan O’Gara served as chaperone when Conor Murray stepped blinking into the white heat of Test rugby on an August night in Bordeaux six years ago and the Munster scrum-half has returned that favour more than a few times since.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt is today set to name an extended squad for the first two games of the RBS 6 nations campaign with Ronan O’Gara revealing fly-half Johnny Sexton had given him every reason to believe he would be fit to face to Scotland in 12 days.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
Ronan O’Gara knew Munster were good. He just didn’t realise quite how good. He could laugh about it afterwards, though it was a hollow effort quickly dispensed with. There just wasn’t an inch of him that found solace in the fact it was his province filleting his Racing 92 colleagues.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
History does have a habit of repeating itself, especially in European Cup rugby. Ten years ago Ronan O’Gara stood over a match-winning penalty kick bang on the halfway line to deliver a rare win at Welford Road against a quality Leicester outfit. He nailed it.
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Thu, 06 Oct, 2016