Paul O'Connell rugby player
Paul O'Connell rugby player

Paul O'Connell

20th Oct 1979 1.98m/112kg Coach

PRO14’s Ultimate XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Over the past few weeks, the Pro14 has been compiling a list of their Ultimate XV from the last 13 seasons as voted for by the fans, with two players going head-to-head and a winner being announced each...

11 Years on from Jaque Fourie and Morne Steyn's heroics

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

11 Years to the day, the Springboks claimed a series victory over the British and Irish Lions with a 28-25 win in a classic Test match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.   With tempers flaring...

Most Capped Test Side Of All-Time - Per Position

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the most capped test XV of all time:           1. Gethin Jenkins - Wales     The most capped loosehead in the game,...

Relive: The Third British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With South Africa having already secured the Series 2-0, The British and Irish Lions came out with a point to prove in the third and final test of the tour.   The Lions finished on...

Relive: The First British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa won the first British and Irish Lions tour test in 2009 as they ran out 26-21 victors.   We relive the first test in full:   The Springboks raced out to a 19–7 half-time...

Stephen Jones snubs Richie McCaw in greatest Test captains list

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran journalist Stephen Jones and former England pivot Stuart Barnes were tasked with selecting their list of the ten greatest Test captains in their Sunday Times story.   Barnes...

RWC Preview: Ireland v Samoa

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt vowed Ireland will leave nothing to chance when they take on Samoa in their final Rugby World Cup pool match.     Saturday's encounter in Fukuoka was in doubt due to Typhoon Hagibis,...

Devoid of ideas, devoid of energy - O'Driscoll stunned by Ireland defeat

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brian O'Driscoll believes Ireland have a huge amount of work to do if they are to challenge at the Rugby World Cup after a stunning defeat to Japan.     Joe Schmidt's Ireland came into the...

A look back at the Lions best moments

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the head coach being announced shortly we take a look back at some of the greatest Lions moments   Here is a look at some of the best tries scored:       Paul O'Connell...

Ireland legend O'Connell to leave Stade

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British and Irish Lions captain Paul O'Connell will leave Stade Francais at the end of the season.   The ex-Ireland skipper took over as forwards coach of the Top 14 club in August but...