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Ronan O'Gara

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Paddy Jackson declared fit to start against France

Leinster outhalf Ian Madigan will take his place on the Irish bench for the first time at Test level.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Opinion: ROG deserves better than to be patronised by Kidney

“Here we are again at the midpoint between World Cups and we are torn between the agendas of a struggling coach and Irish rugby,” writes former Leinster forward Emmet O’Rafferty.

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Opinion: Injuries and indecision continue to dog Ireland’s 6 Nations campaign

Declan Kidney is not helping matters with muddled messages and contradictions.

Kidney admits he may have to send an SOS to axed O’Gara

Declan Kidney could face an out-half shortage if Paddy Jackson does not recover from a minor hamstring problem as quickly as expected.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 4 March, 2013

‘It wasn’t Declan’s intention that he was writing off Ronan’s international career’

Ireland team manager Mick Kearney revealed that O’Gara had been informed on his axing on Sunday afternoon.

‘There comes a time when you don’t match up to international standard’ – WJ McBride ROG

‘There comes a time when you don’t match up to international standard’ – WJ McBride

The Ireland and Lions legend feels O’Gara’s time is up.

Opinion: It’s not the ending he deserved but axing Ronan O’Gara is the right call from Kidney ROG

Opinion: It’s not the ending he deserved but axing Ronan O’Gara is the right call from Kidney

The Munster great should have went after the World Cup in 2011, say Whiff of Cordite.

End of an era? Here’s Ronan O’Gara’s Ireland career in 30 pictures Legend This post contains images

End of an era? Here’s Ronan O’Gara’s Ireland career in 30 pictures

The country’s most capped player may have donned the green jersey for the last time after being dropped for the Six Nations meeting with France.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 3 March, 2013

O’Gara dropped from Ireland squad: Here’s the Twitter reaction Twitter This post contains images

O’Gara dropped from Ireland squad: Here’s the Twitter reaction

The hashtag ‘legend’ features quite prominently.

Ronan O’Gara axed from Ireland squad to play against France

The Munster fly-half’s future international career is in serious doubt as Jonathan Sexton comes back into Declan Kidney’s squad.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Munster’s playoff hopes take a hit as they draw with Ospreys in Limerick

There was very little to separate the two sides in Thomond.

From The Daily Edge The 10 greatest Irish double-acts of all time Twice As Nice

The 10 greatest Irish double-acts of all time

Two heads are better than one, it takes two to tango, twice as nice, double the fun etc etc.

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

# ronan-ogara - Monday 25 February, 2013

6 Nations: ‘Rope-a-dope’ Scotland effort delights Johnson

The Australian coach cited the spirit of Zaire after beating Ireland in Edinburgh.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Match report: Scotland rally to down out of sorts Ireland

It is the first time the Scots have won back-to-back Six Nations matches since 2001

How Twitter reacted to Scotland v Ireland Anger This post contains images

How Twitter reacted to Scotland v Ireland

The site’s users were not impressed by Ronan O’Gara, Declan Kidney and Paddy Jackson, among others.

VIDEO: Here is Ronan O’Gara’s appalling brain freeze against Scotland

The Munster outhalf had a shocker as he came on for the misfiring Paddy Jackson.

VIDEO: Here’s a promo clip for Ireland v Scotland to get you in the mood for today’s game

Paddy Jackson’s selection is unsurprisingly focused on.

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Rumour has it: Forced to gamble, Kidney opts to twist rather than stick

Last night, an apparently leaked Ireland starting line-up bore the name Jackson rather than O’Gara.

POLL: Declan Kidney is set to pick Paddy Jackson ahead of Ronan O’Gara… is it the right call? 6 Nations This post contains a poll

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

‘I’m totally confident Paddy could step up and do the job for Ireland’ – Luke Marshall

The Ulster centre may also benefit from an international call-up if he comes through this weekend’s game against Treviso.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 11 February, 2013

Opinion: The great 10 debate is back, but O’Gara should be discounted

Ireland’s heroic old out-half can’t be allowed tarnish his legend any further.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 28 January, 2013

In pictures: Ireland’s 6 Nations hopefuls gear up for Wales trip 6 Nations This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland’s 6 Nations hopefuls gear up for Wales trip

Declan Kidney’s squad were put through their paces at Carton House today.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 25 January, 2013

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Jonny Sexton leaving Leinster Reaction This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Jonny Sexton leaving Leinster

It’s official: Jonny Sexton will leave Leinster. And here’s what Twitter made of it all.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Interview: O’Gara’s loss is Keatley’s gain

The 25-year-old gets a rare chance at outhalf in the Heineken Cup as Munster take on Racing Metro at Thomond Park tomorrow.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Ronan O’Gara handed 1-week ban for kicking incident Ban

Ronan O’Gara handed 1-week ban for kicking incident

Ian Keatley looks set to start against Racing Metro on Sunday in the Heineken Cup.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 14 January, 2013

VIDEO: Ronan O’Gara to face disciplinary charge for Cox kick

Munster out-half Ronan O’Gara will appear before an independent disciplinary hearing in Dublin this Thursday.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 13 January, 2013

As it happened: Edinburgh v Munster, Heineken Cup

Rob Penney’s men landed at Murrayfield on their magic carpet and were plotting a four-try win.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 11 January, 2013

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to the weekend’s action

Ulster can land a firm foot in the 1/4 finals while tries, and plenty of them, are needed elsewhere.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 4 January, 2013

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s rugby action

First plays second as Ulster entertain Scarlets while three defining weeks for Leinster and Munster kick off with winnable fixtures.

# ronan-ogara - Thursday 3 January, 2013

O’Gara set to break record, as Munster ring the changes for Cardiff clash

The out-half has been named in the province’s side for their game at the weekend.

# ronan-ogara - Monday 31 December, 2012

Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013

We mark your sporting calendar and give you a couple of resolutions you may actually enjoy.

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash

The Frenchman will whistleblow at the Millennium Stadium – scene of a lineout-gate in 2010.

# ronan-ogara - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Bonus point for Saracens could prove very important says Borthwick

Munster were clearly the better side against their English opponents but conceded a late penalty.

# ronan-ogara - Saturday 8 December, 2012

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Heineken Cup

Rob Penney’s men welcomed a Sarries team to Thomond Park that were previously unbeaten in Pool 1.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 7 December, 2012

Earls and O’Callaghan named in Munster side to face Saracens

There are no huge surprises in the selection for the Irish side’s pivotal Heineken Cup tie.

# ronan-ogara - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

‘I’m sure we’re going to hop off each other at the weekend’ – Keith Earls

Replacing the world-class Brian O’Driscoll may prove impossible but a starring role against Argentina won’t go astray.

# ronan-ogara - Friday 2 November, 2012

Points race: Chance for lesser lights (or ROG) to make hay

With many of the traditional trail-blazers called upon for bigger and better things, can lads like Andy Fenby, Tom Prydie and Scott Wight close the gap?

# ronan-ogara - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Munster’s Denis Hurley drafted into Ireland squad as fullback cover

Ronan O’Gara, meanwhile, has been cleared to play against Cardiff on Friday.