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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# pom

Last year
# 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.
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.
# Skipper
This has been one of POM's most interesting captaining challenges
The 32-year-old says it has been about keeping things as “cool and chilled as possible.”
# 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.
# 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.
# wide role
O'Mahony enjoying chances to show 'the skills and the football' for Ireland
The Munster man is often tasked with holding width in Ireland’s attacking shape.
# pom
'There are people who aren't working or have been laid off. It's sh**ty place to be'
Peter O’Mahony says rugby players remain in a fortunate position despite contract talks being on hold.
# Options
POM provides Ireland back-up but van der Flier 'doing nothing wrong'
Will Connors will make his Test debut at openside flanker against Italy on Saturday.
'You have a fear of losing in Thomond Park' - Munster primed for Sarries visit
Peter O’Mahony says the English club are ‘the standard setters’ of the Heineken Champions Cup.
# home comforts
Barry's tea bags shipped to Japan but POM keen to sample local culture
The Ireland flanker is determined to enjoy the experience of being on tour with Ireland.
# Possible XV
Ireland set to hand Beirne and Addison starts as POM moves to 7
Joe Schmidt is set to make sweeping changes to his team to face Wales.
# adaptable
POM prepping to cover openside with versatility key at World Cup
The 29-year-old started a game in the seven shirt for Ireland in Australia last summer.
O'Mahony hopes Munster can use semi-final heartache to launch Pro14 title bid
The Munster captain was crowned the club’s player of the year this week.
# turnover threat
'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us'
Peter O’Mahony and Tadhg Beirne will bring their destructive Munster link to the green jersey tomorrow.
# Energised
'Booster weeks' leave Munster turnover threat O'Mahony fresh
The southern province’s captain is enjoying working with Tadhg Beirne this season.
# statement
Chris Farrell and Peter O'Mahony return in a strong Munster XV
Johann van Graan is bringing an impressive team and bench to Galway.
# focused on the job
'If you are too emotional, you'll miss a beat and against these guys it's seven points'
Peter O’Mahony is awaiting his first win over the All Blacks, but a personal agenda is not driving the Munster captain this week.
# grounded
Folau loses appeal against ban for aerial clash with Peter O'Mahony
The Wallabies fullback was given a one-match ban, but appealed in the hope of playing for the Waratahs this weekend.
# pom
O'Mahony comfortable at openside on occasion of his 50th Ireland cap
The 28-year-old makes up the Ireland back row with CJ Stander and Jack Conan.
# Skipper
'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies
The Ireland captain has belief in Joey Carbery’s ability to guide the team at out-half.
# pom
'You want your captain to lead by example and there's no better man'
Peter O’Mahony will captain Ireland in Saturday’s first Test against the Wallabies.
# pom
'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports
The Munster captain has worked under both coaches.
# pom
'What is going on is a business situation': O'Mahony remains focused on rugby
The Munster captain is pushing talk about his future to one side ahead of Saturday’s clash with Leicester Tigers.
# driving standards
'No one has walked into an Irish jersey but guys have walked out of it by the way they perform in training'
Peter O’Mahony says the introduction of uncapped players has helped drive standards in the build-up to Saturday’s clash against South Africa.
# pom
O'Mahony to sit down with Munster's new head coach this week
The Munster captain says it’s up to him and the leadership group to ensure a smooth handover of power.
# Regret
'Playing against one of the best sides in Europe, you've to give yourself a chance. We didn't today'
It was another disappointing visit to the Aviva Stadium for Munster.
Lions experience has O'Mahony primed to get on with the job through distraction or disappointment
‘You’re gutted inside for 10 minutes, then you get on with it.’
# Unlucky
'It was a tough call' - O'Mahony goes from captain to out of the Lions' Test 23
The Munster man has been left out of the second Test squad.
# Team news
Sexton starts second Test as Lions drop POM for Warburton
The Ireland out-half will team up with Owen Farrell in the starting XV.
# dejected
O'Mahony confident Lions can recover and says shoulder should be fine
The Munster man was on the losing side as he captained the Lions in the first Test.
'We were barely finished the Junior Cert and Pete had us in on our summer holidays doing line-outs'
Peter O’Mahony’s Lions captaincy might have come as a surprise, but he’s been building towards Saturday since he was a child.
# pom
'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony
Peter O’Mahony has had a whirlwind year but is now ready to lead the Lions against the All Blacks.
# Honour
'He has that Paul O'Connell DNA in him, being a Munster man'
Cork man Peter O’Mahony will lead the Lions out for the first Test against the All Blacks.
# Leader
'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain
The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.
# Losing Finale
O'Mahony straight onto Lions duty but Munster defeat will rankle
‘We definitely saw their attacking coming,’ said the Munster captain.
# donners
Ryan bids farewell to Munster but lessons learned from POC's exit
The 33-year-old lock will play his final game for the province against Scarlets.
# pom
Captain O'Mahony straight back into Munster XV for visit to Zebre
Rassie Erasmus has made five personnel changes for the clash in Italy.
# Leader
A little moment that underlines Peter O'Mahony's leadership credentials
The Munster back row is a strong candidate to be the next Ireland captain.
# maul
Analysis: Ireland's winning try against England comes from fitting source
The Irish lineout and maul were superb in victory over Eddie Jones’ side.