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.
Leicester fly-half Andy Goode leads the way on 38 points after the opening two rounds of Heineken Cup action. Leinster's number 10 and stand-in skipper Felipe Contepomi is just one point behind.
HEINEKEN CUP: TOP POINTS SCORERS: October 30
38 - Andy Goode (Leicester Tigers)
37 - Felipe Contepomi (Leinster)
35 - Charlie Hodgson (Sale Sharks)
33 - Olly Barkley (Bath)
31 - Mark van Gisbergen (London Wasps)
30 - Chris Paterson (Edinburgh Gunners)
29 - Ben Jackson (Saracens)
25 - Laurent Marticorena (Castres Olympique)
24 - Nick Robinson (Cardiff Blues)
22 - Ronan O'Gara (Munster)
TOP TRY SCORERS:
2 - Neil Best (Ulster), Philippe Bidabe (Biarritz Olympique), Felipe Contepomi (Leinster), Christophe Manas (Perpignan), Laloaoa Milford (Castres Olympique), Graeme Morrison (Glasgow Warriors), Gareth Thomas (Toulouse), Hugh Vyvyan (Saracens), Gareth Williams (Cardiff Blues), Gareth Wyatt (Newport-Gwent Dragons)