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.
Forwards. Simon Best (Ulster/Belfast Harlequins), Emmet Byrne (St. Mary's College/Leinster), Shane Byrne (Leinster/Blackrock College), Reggie Corrigan (Leinster/Greystones), Leo Cullen (Leinster/Blackrock College), Victor Costello (Leinster/St. Mary's College), Kieron Dawson (London Irish), Simon Easterby (Llanelli), Justin Fitzpatrick (Dungannon/Ulster), Aiden McCullen (Leinster/Lansdowne), Keith Gleeson (Leinster/St.Mary's College), Marcus Horan (Munster/Shannon), Gary Longwell ( Ulster/Ballymena), Eric Miller (Leinster/Terenure College), Donncha O'Callaghan (Munster/Cork Constitution), Paul O'Connell (Munster/Young Munster), Malcolm O'Kelly (Leinster/St. Mary's College), Alan Quinlan (Munster/Shannon), Frank Sheahan (Munster/Cork Constitution), Paul Shields (Ulster/Ballymena), David Wallace (Munster/Garryowen).
Backs. Jonathan Bell (Ulster/Dungannon), Paul Burke (Harlequins), Gordon Darcy (Leinster/Lansdowne), Girvan Dempsey (Leinster/Terenure College), Guy Easterby (Llanelli), Mike Mullins (Munster/Old Crescent), Anthony Horgan (Munster/Cork Constitution), Tyrone Howe (Ulster/Dungannon), David Humphreys (Ulster/Dungannon), John Kelly (Munster/Cork Constitution), Mark McHugh (Connacht/St. Mary's College), Kevin Maggs (Bath), Geordan Murphy (Leicester), Ronan O'Gara (Munster/Cork Constitution), Brian O'Meara (Leinster/Cork Constitution), David Quinlan (Leinster/Blackrock College), Peter Stringer (Munster/Shannon), James Topping (Ulster/Ballymena), Paddy Wallace (Ulster/Ballymena).