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Ronan O’Gara

Ronan O’Gara

Former Rugby International

Ronan O’Gara is a Munster Rugby legend, a former Irish International player, Champions cup winner  and head coach for La Rochelle. O’Gara played as a fly-half and is Ireland’s second most-capped player and highest ever points scorer. He is currently head coach of La Rochelle in the French Top 14. O’Gara won 128 caps for Ireland, winning three Triple Crowns and the Grand Slam in 2009. He also played on three British & Irish Lions tours, winning two caps.  Playing for sixteen seasons with Munster, O’Gara cemented his status as a Munster Rugby legend by guiding the Southern Irish side to two Heineken Cups.

Ronan O’Gara was at the heart of Munster and Irish rugby for fifteen years up until his retirement 2013. He is Ireland’s all-time leading points scorer, the Six Nations second highest points scorer and the most capped player in Heineken Cup history. He is Ireland’s second most-capped player (128) and the fourth most-capped in rugby union history. O’Gara has captained Munster, Ireland, and the British and Irish Lions (Australia – 2001 and New Zealand – 2005). In the course of his career he won three Triple Crowns. A career highlight was a match-winning drop goal in the 78th minute against Wales  in the 2009 Six Nations Championship to secure Irelands first Grand Slam for 61 years

A certified Munster Rugby Legend, O’Gara won 2 Heineken Cups in 2006 & 2008 scoring 2,625 points in his 236 appearances for the province between 1997 and 2013 as well as 2 Magners League titles with the Irish side.

On retiring from professional rugby O’Gara took up a coaching role with Top 14 team Racing 92 in Paris in 2013. The club won the Top 14 title in May 2016 with O’Gara coaching input recognised as an influential factor in the Parisians success. O’Gara then took his coaching skills to New Zealand enjoying a very successful coaching career in the Southern Hemisphere from 2017-2019 with Crusaders and Christchurch. Following this successful stint O’Gara became Head Coach of French side La Rochelle in 2019. Recently O’Gara signed a new long-term contract with the French side until 2027.



  • Success & Failure
  • The Highs and Lows of Professional Rugby
  • Importance of Attitude
  • Career Relationships and Associations
  • Lessons Learned Through His Esteemed Career
  • High Performance
  • Developing a Winning Mindset
  • Q&A Sessions
  • Interview Style Presentations
  • Corporate Launches
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