Ronan O'Gara rugby player
Ronan O'Gara rugby player

Ronan O'Gara

7th Mar 1977 1.83m/84kg Head Coach

The New Signings Each Top 14 Club Made During The Off Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Top 14 returns this weekend in a mouth-watering opening round of fixtures.   Newly promoted Biarritz Olympique opening the competition against last season's semi-finalists Union...

Ryan, Steenkamp join O'Gara's coaching staff

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle have confirmed their new coaching structures ahead of the 2021/22 season.    With Jono Gibbes departing the club, joining Clermont, Ronan O'Gara has been promoted from Head Coach...

"I think it will be difficult for this group of players to excel on Saturday" - O'Gara

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British and Irish Lions flyhalf Ronan O'Gara has expressed his concerns over Warren Gatland's combinations ahead of the first test against the Springboks on Saturday.   Speaking on Off The...

SA 'A' vs Lions aftermath: what the experts said

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the first time on the 2021 tour, the British & Irish Lions tasted the bitterness of defeat as they fell to a physically intimidating and fiery South Africa A team.    The writing was...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

La Rochelle reach their first Top 14 final in their 123-year history

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle end their wait for a Top 14 final beating Racing 92 19-6 in the semi-final at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre on Friday.   Winger Arthur Retiere scored the only try of the game as Jono...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

What each teams needs in the final round of the TOP14

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The TOP14 enters the final round of the 2020/21 season this weekend and there is still plenty to play for.   Just four of the 14 teams head into the final round of the season with nothing on the...

Jaque Fourie reveals that he had one functional eye when scored against the Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok centre Jaque Fourie has revealed that he had just one functional eye the moment he scored the series-clinching try against the British and Irish Lions in 2009.   Speaking with...

La Rochelle 17-22 Toulouse: Le Stade win record fifth European Champions Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle were overcome after an early dismissal, as Toulouse claimed their fifth European Champions Cup crown, a new record.     Toulouse won a record fifth European Champions Cup and their...