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Ronan O’Gara Explains Comments On Johnny Sexton’s Captaincy

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Former Ireland international Ronan O’Gara has explained the comments he made about Johnny Sexton’s role as the Irish captain saying they were misinterpreted.  Speaking in the week after Ireland’s disastrous 24-12 defeat to England, the Munster legend suggested that his former understudy may have enough on his plate without having to deal with the pressure of leading the side as …

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Sexton Turning His Back To Critics As He Looks To Lead By Example


“You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.” – American Football coaching legend, Lou Holtz. Criticism is part of the parcel of professional sport, some of it justified and constructive, a lot is completely unwarranted. The Irish rugby team probably endured more of the latter this …

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O’Gara Suggests Ireland Adapt Japan Attacking Style After Dismal Loss

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The post-mortem on Ireland’s troubling 24-12 loss to England in Twickenham this afternoon has already started and will continue for a long time to come.  The finishing scoreline flattered Andy Farrell’s side following a last-minute try from Andrew Porter but there can be no papering over the cracks that this game exposed. England dominated Ireland in every aspect of the …

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Ronan O’Gara & Matt Williams Disagree On-Air About Ireland Performance


Ronan O’Gara and Matt Williams got into an on-air disagreement following Ireland’s win over Wales. Andy Farrell’s team beat Wales 24-14 at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday in a much-improved performance from the victory over Scotland last Saturday. Ireland secured a bonus-point in the win, which saw Jordan Larmour, Tadhg Furlong, Josh van der Flier and Andrew Conway score tries …

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Ronan O’Gara Praises Warren Gatland’s Impact With Wales

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Ronan O’Gara has praised the impact Warren Gatland had on the Wales rugby team and the sport in the country. Gatland led Wales to four Six Nations championships during his 12 years as head coach. On their day under him, Wales were a match for any side in the world. Gatland The Kiwi helped make them one of the most …

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Mo’unga Hails Impact Of Ronan O’Gara Despite Accent Barrier


New Zealand fly-half Richie Mo’unga has praised the role former coach Ronan O’Gara played in his development during the Cork man’s time with the Crusaders.  O’Gara spent two seasons as backs coach with the New Zealand side, prior to his move to Top 14 side La Rochelle, and had a pivotal role in the side securing back-to-back Super Rugby titles. …

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Ronan O’Gara: The Move Wasn’t Right For Either Of Us

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Life doesn’t stop for Munster and Ireland legend Ronan O’Gara.  The Cork man finished up his role as assistant coach with the Crusaders on July 6th as he watched his former side lift a third consecutive Super Rugby title thanks to their 19-3 victory over the Jaguares in Christchurch. Nine days later, he was on the other side of the …

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Ronan O’Gara Confirmed As Head Coach Of La Rochelle


Ronan O’Gara is the new head coach of La Rochelle The news was confirmed by the French club on Wednesday morning. O’Gara has been part of the coaching staff with Crusaders since January 2018. But will leave the Super Rugby side when their season ends next month to take up his first head coach role. The former Munster and Ireland …

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O’Gara On Why He Thinks Ireland Can Beat New Zealand In Dublin

The All Blacks will visit the Aviva Stadium in November for what’s sure to be a terrific contest. Ireland finally ended a 111-year wait for a victory over New Zealand at Soldier Field, Chicago in 2016, and though they lost the return leg 21-9 in Dublin, Irish legend Ronan O’Gara believes that his country won’t have to wait another century …

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O’Gara Among Five New Inductees Into World Rugby Hall Of Fame

World Rugby have announced this morning that they have inducted five new members into the hall of fame.  One of those is Munster and Ireland legend Ronan O’Gara who is currently an assistant coach with the Crusaders in New Zealand. The other four inductees are Liza Burgess (Wales), Stephen Larkham (Australia), Pierre Villepreux (France) and Bryan Williams (New Zealand). The World …

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