Ronan O’Gara inducted in World Rugby Hall of Fame
Three – time British & Irish Lion Tourist, Ronan O’Gara is to be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame alongside Australia’s Stephen Larkham, Bryan Williams (New Zealand), Pierre Villepreux (France), and Welsh Number 8, Liza Burgess.
O’Gara achieved the Lions trifecta having been involved in the 2001 Tour to Australia, New Zealand in 2005, and Australia in 2009. In his time in the red jersey, he made 16 appearances, scored 3 tries, and amassed 124 points for the Lions.
The dynamic outhalf captained his country, his club Munster and the Lions, winning four Triple Crowns and two Heineken Cups.
He is the all-time highest points scorer for Ireland and is the fourth highest points scorer in the history of International rugby union.
In 2013, O’Gara announced his retirement from playing to focus on a career in coaching.