Paul O'Connell

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Ireland great Paul O’Connell announces retirement from rugby due to injury
Paul O’Connell has announced his retirement from rugby on medical advice having failed to recover from the hamstring injury sustained at the World Cup last autumn

Gerard Meagher

09, Feb, 2016 @10:24 AM

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Ireland give Jonathan Sexton deadline to prove World Cup fitness
Fly-half Jonathan Sexton must prove on Friday he has overcome his groin injury and can play Argentina in their quarter-final

Paul Rees

14, Oct, 2015 @4:27 PM

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Paul O’Connell injury ruins chance of fairy tale finale in Ireland shirt | Donald McRae
‘However it ends, I’ll feel lucky’ Paul O’Connell once said, but his forced international retirement at World Cup is a huge blow for O’Connell and Ireland

Donald McRae

13, Oct, 2015 @5:05 PM

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Ireland lose injured Paul O’Connell for remainder of Rugby World Cup
Ireland have suffered a major blow ahead of their World Cup quarter-final against Argentina after captain Paul O’Connell was ruled out of the rest of the tournament with a hamstring injury

Guardian sport

13, Oct, 2015 @9:26 AM

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Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony ruled out for rest of World Cup with knee injury
Ireland back-row forward Peter O’Mahony has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a knee ligament injury, team manager Mick Kearney has said

Guardian sport

12, Oct, 2015 @9:49 AM

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Ireland name strong team for their Rugby World Cup opener with Canada
Paul O’Connell will lead the side on his 106th appearance for his country but Robbie Henshaw is not considered because of a hamstring injury

Paul Rees

17, Sep, 2015 @4:50 PM

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Paul O’Connell keen to put on a show in final home game for Ireland
Paul O’Connell, who plays his last home match for Ireland against Wales, is keen to put in a big performance for the home supporters

Brendan Fanning

28, Aug, 2015 @10:59 PM

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Paul O’Connell shoots down Austin Healey’s ‘turgid Ireland’ claim
The Ireland captain defended his team’s style of rugby after criticism from the former England scrum-half Austin Healey

Paul Rees

13, Mar, 2015 @11:58 PM

Paul O’Connell hints he may have played last Six Nations game in Dublin
England must wait at least another year to complete their first grand slam since 2003 after losing what head coach, Stuard Lancaster, described as a game of tight margins

Michael Aylwin at the Aviva Stadium

01, Mar, 2015 @8:10 PM

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England’s George Kruis ready to lock horns with Paul O’Connell’s Ireland
The Saracens lock said England are looking forward to using a ‘big weapon’ set piece against Ireland in the Six Nations

Robert Kitson

24, Feb, 2015 @10:00 PM

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Paul O’Connell: I don’t think Ireland have played to their potential in the World Cup
Ireland captain is concentrating on the Six Nations opener in Italy but his green dream is to go down in history as a member of the second northern hemisphere side to rule the world

Donald McRae

02, Feb, 2015 @11:47 AM

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Ireland’s captain Paul O’Connell considers retiring after World Cup
Paul O’Connell has considered retirement from rugby after the World Cup in 2015 and insisted Ireland have the potential to lift the Webb Ellis Cup

Paul Rees

29, Dec, 2014 @4:39 PM

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