Biography

Ronan O’Gara scored 2,625 points for the Munster Rugby team between 1997 and 2013. On retiring from professional rugby, he was Ireland’s all time leading points scorer with 1083 points, the Six Nations leading points scorer and the most capped player in Heineken Cup history.


Full Name: Ronan John Ross O’Gara

Born: 07 March 1977

Place of Birth: San Diego, U.S.A

Height: 1.83m / 6ft

Married: 06 July 2006 Jessica Daly

Children: Rua, Molly, JJ, Zac and Max

ROG in numbers

Debut Game Munster

1997

Caps Munster

240

Points for Munster

2625

Final Game

2013

Debut Game Ireland

2000

Caps for Ireland

128

Points for Ireland

1083

Tries for Ireland

16

Debut Game British Lions

2001

British and Irish Lions Tours

3

Captain Lions V Emerging Springboks

2009

Caps for British and Irish Lions

2

1

Grand Slam

1

Six Nations Champion-ship

4

Triple Crowns

2

Heineken Cups

3

Celtic League Wins

1

Celtic Cup

3

Inter-Provincial Champion-ship

2008

Captained Ireland

2008

Captained Munster

2009

Captained British and Irish Lions

2010

Best Player Of 1st 15 Years of ERC

2013

Coach Racing 92

2016

Coach Top 14 Champions

Business

Ronan has been a leader by example throughout his career, he has captained his club, his province and his country. He rallied his team mates by his scoring ability and his vision to see opportunities for victory when others around him doubted it was possible.

He has now taken this unique skill set into coaching at Racing Metro 92 in Paris, France. He has a passion for leadership, a dedication to hard work, which has made him one of the most significant and admired icons that Rugby Union has known.

Speaking at social or customer events Ronan can help re-live the passion and feeling of what it was like to drop the winning goal to help Ireland win its first Grand Slam title for 61 Years. He can share some of the many highs and brutal lows in a first class playing career from 1997-2013.

As a guest speaker he can also regale you with stories of the characters he has played with and against throughout his career, from being the newbie to being a senior player.

The core values of rugby can be transitioned across effortlessly by Ronan into business. He is an experienced Brand Ambassador, who is deft at product launches, customer retention and can use his team budiling,  leadership and networking skills with management teams, training days and customer events where necessary.

Ronan is a relaxed, entertaining and honest speaker. As one of the best role models and leaders ever known in the field of sports, he will ensure that your staff and guests have moments to remember that are linked directly to your company.

Charities

As a team mate, son, husband, brother and father Ronan supports a number of charity related initiatives.He is supportive through his social media to many causes close to his heart and is active in their support.

No: 10 Fund

Ronan is particularly passionate about the work of CMRF Crumlin. CMRF Crumlin is the fundraising body for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin and The National Children’s Research Centre. Ronan and his fellow Irish Fly Half Legend Jonny Sexton have joined forces to get behind the No:10 Fund. The Fund will see these two former rivals raise funds for the thousands of children who attend The Children’ Heart Centre in Crumlin every year.

You can help ROG and be part of the same team by being part of the Number 10 Fund. Will you join their team and be part of The No. 10 Fund?

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