18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
Born: Cork, March 23, 1979 Height: 6ft 6in (198cm) Weight: 17st 3lbs (110kg) Position: Second row Club/Province: Cork Constitution/Munster
International Record: Caps: 16 Debut: v Wales, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, March 22, 2003 Points: 0
Lions Record: Non-Test Cap: 1 Non-Test Debut: v Argentina, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, May 23, 2005
2004/05 Form: Ireland: Six Nations: 3 appearances/0 tries Autumn Tests: 1 appearance/0 tries
Munster: Heineken Cup: 6 appearances/0 tries Celtic League: 9 appearances/1 try Celtic Cup: 3 appearances/0 tries