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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C


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# Munster Man
'There's a bit of slagging at the moment, calling him ROG!'
Conor Murray is looking forward to welcoming Joey Carbery to Munster next season.
# Slam Dunk
'Johnny just didn't want to do it the same way as ROG': Schmidt hails old heads in clinical win
There was a lot of second half work to do, but Ireland put the winning scores on the board nice and early in Twickenham.
Ronan O'Gara clarifies remarks about return to Munster
The former Ireland out-half has made no secret of his strong desire to coach his home province in the future.
# Black Ops
New Zealand captain Kieran Read to undergo surgery on back issue
The number eight will not play under Ronan O’Gara until April at the earliest.
# rog and razor
O'Gara forever grateful to Crusaders boss Robertson as he gets set 'to front up from day one' in NZ
The Corkman has three games left at Racing 92 before flying out to New Zealand.
# home comforts
'It's important the public know the IRFU pay well' -- O'Gara
Ronan O’Gara stresses that money shouldn’t be everything for a player, but there’s a fair chunk on offer for men like Peter O’Mahony to stay at home.
# expert view
Richie McCaw: 'Having O'Gara there is something different. It's a great move'
The All Blacks and Crusaders great is backing ROG to thrive in his new role in New Zealand.
# New Challenge
'An exciting next step in my coaching career and one my family and I are ready to make'
Ronan O’Gara has been confirmed as the Crusaders backs coach.
Ronan O'Gara leaves Racing 92 to take up coaching role in New Zealand
The former Ireland out-half is joining the Crusaders.
# perfect fit
Feek backs O'Gara to 'slide in like a glove' at Crusaders
A four-time title-winner with the Crusaders, Feek says ‘super sponge’ ROG will thrive if the move goes through.
O'Gara to the Crusaders a 'win-win' for all involved - Deans
‘A different voice and a different approach’ would be a nice fit for the Super Rugby champions.
Ronan O'Gara in line for sensational switch to Super Rugby - reports
The Corkman has been lined up for a job with the Crusaders, according to the Irish Examiner.
'It's really hard to break Munster at home': Settling for a point doesn't come easy for O'Gara
With the game well in the balance on the hour, O’Gara was gutted to miss out on a win in Thomond Park.
# straight talker
O'Gara to join TV3 as a pundit for their Six Nations coverage next year
The station will broadcast the tournament for the next four years.
'It reminds me what's good about Irish rugby' - ROG reflects on 'incredible week'
Ronan O’Gara’s been part of Joe Schmidt’s coaching staff.
# he gets me
'I'd love to be coached by O'Gara, he knows exactly how I tick'
Simon Zebo is hoping to be in New Zealand with the British and Irish Lions but if not the Ireland back would welcome working under his fellow Corkonian this summer.
# ringer
'The ROG drop-kick... That was '09, so I would've been in second year of school'
22-year-old Garry Ringrose will make his Six Nations debut tomorrow at Murrayfield.
# 2 seed
Racing deliver a stern test, but Munster grind their way to home quarter-final
Ian Keatley’s late try ensured Munster are second only to Clermont after the Champions Cup pool stage.
O'Gara impressed by Munster as Racing get 'schooled in every department'
The legendary former Munster out-half was left dejected by Racing’s poor performance.
# playmaker
'Rassie always preaches 'play what you see', even if it's on your own try-line' -- Keatley
The Munster out-half backed his skill-set on a tough night in Galway.
Ronan O'Gara rules himself out as a contender to succeed Lam at Connacht
The Munster and Ireland legend insisted he has no intentions of leaving Racing 92.
Ronan O'Gara spoke beautifully during a heartfelt interview with BT Sport last night
‘What I saw in the last week fills me with massive pride.’
# insider info
‘I’d be licking my lips': ROG v Munster an intriguing battle for O'Callaghan
‘No one gives them a chance, they barely qualified. It could be a great story.’
# Top 14 final
ROG's Racing defence produces stunning 14-man effort to beat Toulon in Nou Camp final
The Bouclier de Brennus is staying in Paris.
# so carter
So clutch! Dan Carter sends Racing into Top 14 final with last-gasp extra-time conversion
Juan Imhoff’s dramatic late try gave Carter the chance to send Racing to the Nou Camp – and Clermont home empty handed again.
'You could see him coming back to Munster in the future, or Ireland' - Sexton
The Ireland out-half predicts a bright future for Racing 92 defence coach Ronan O’Gara.
# Legends
O'Gara and O'Connell want to team up in dream coaching duo
The Racing 92 coach said he is not yet ready for a return to Munster.
# Racing Man
O'Gara hopes Toulon win can spark winning culture at Racing
The former Munster and Ireland out-half was delighted to emerge with victory in Paris.
# Paulie
True legend, role model, irreplaceable - the rugby world salutes Paul O'Connell
The Munster and Irish rugby great has hung up his boots.
# slagging
'They posted a pic of someone running over ROG in our WhatsApp group'
France flanker Bernard le Roux says the Irishman has had a big influence on the Top 14 club.
# Paulie
ROG: Munster will move on from Paul O'Connell - that's what happens in sport
Paulie’s been ‘the greatest’ according to his former Thomond Park team-mate.
# the business end
Power ranking the 9 best Heineken Cup semi finals
Time for the Champions Cup to add to the list.
# wolf pack on the hunt
Big Bosch penalty inflicts a first ever European knock-out defeat on Johnny Sexton
Racing Metro lost the arm wrestle with Mark McCall’s side.
# AllItTakes
'Johnny the nerd' - Sexton's journey from St. Mary's to the Six Nations
A new video charts Sexton’s progress through the eyes of Ronan O’Gara, Billy Keane and others.
# rogcam
'It's a very uncertain time when you get picked ahead of a legend of Irish rugby' -- Sexton talks pressure in new ad
Sexton talks us through the tension he feels taking on a place-kick, and then cuts loose with an annoying wedding dance floor staple.
Analysis: Ronan O'Gara's defence lifting Racing to new heights
The former Munster and Ireland out-half is excelling in his duties at Racing Métro.
# Rebuilding
'It's easy to be negative, what you have to do is find solutions' - ROG on Munster's Champions Cup exit
The former Munster 10 has said constructive criticism has it’s place but people should not be overly critical of the province.
'How's the form, boy?' ROG surprised this Kerryman with a dream ticket
Enjoy the game, Denney.
# Oz Battles
Swimming with sharks, Hamilton's try, Rala and a snake - 23 old school Ireland Australia pics
There’s been plenty of battles with the Wallabies before next Saturday’s game at the Aviva.
Ronan O'Gara banned for two games for criticising officials
Racing’s backs coach Laurent Labit was slapped with a 15-week suspension though.