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Paul O'Connell

RECOGNISED as one of the best second rows in world rugby, O’Connell was named as Ireland captain for the 2012 RBS Six Nations.

A British & Irish Lions Test player in 2005, he went on to captain the Lions on their tour to South Africa in 2009.

An IRB World Player of the Year nominee in 2006, he also skippered Munster to Heineken Cup glory in May player in 2005, 2009 and 2013, indeed he captained the Lions on their tour to South Africa in 2009.

An IRB World Player of the Year nominee in 2006, he also skippered Munster to Heineken Cup glory in May 2008.

DOB20th Oct 1979
BirthplaceLimerick, Ireland
Height1.98 m (6' 6")
Weight112 kg (17 st 8 lb)
PositionLock
HonoursIreland (92 caps)
Latest Player News
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
09/11/2013
Samoa







26
16/11/2013
Australia







80
24/11/2013
New Zealand







80
08/02/2014
Wales







55
22/02/2014
England







80
08/03/2014
Italy







80
15/03/2014
France







80
Total Played 7 0
0
0
0
0
0
0
481
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2013-2014 - Guinness Series
Ireland
2 +1







2013-2014 - RBS 6 Nations
Ireland
4







2013-2014 Total

6 +1







2011-2012 - Friendly
Ireland
2 +1







2011-2012 - Rugby World Cup
Ireland
4







2011-2012 - Six Nations
Ireland
3







2011-2012 Total

9 +1







2010-2011 - Six Nations
Ireland
5







2010-2011 Total

5







2009-2010 - Friendly
Ireland
3







2009-2010 - Six Nations
Ireland
5







2009-2010 Total

8







2008-2009 - Friendly
Ireland
3







2008-2009 - Six Nations
Ireland
5







2008-2009 Total

8







2007-2008 - Friendly
Ireland
4







2007-2008 - Rugby World Cup
Ireland
4




1


2007-2008 - Six Nations
Ireland
2 +1







2007-2008 Total

10 +1




1


2006-2007 - Friendly
Ireland
2
1





5
2006-2007 - Lansdowne Cup
Ireland
2







2006-2007 - Six Nations
Ireland
4







2006-2007 Total

8
1





5
2005-2006 - Friendly
Ireland
2
1





5
2005-2006 - Six Nations
Ireland
4







2005-2006 Total

6
1





5
2004-2005 - Friendly
Ireland
3







2004-2005 - Six Nations
Ireland
5
1





5
2004-2005 Total

8
1





5
2003-2004 - Friendly
Ireland
4
2





10
2003-2004 - Lansdowne Cup
Ireland
0 +1







2003-2004 - Rugby World Cup
Ireland
5







2003-2004 - Six Nations
Ireland
4







2003-2004 Total

13 +1
2





10
2002-2003 - Friendly
Ireland
2




1


2002-2003 - Six Nations
Ireland
0 +1







2002-2003 Total

2 +1




1


2001-2002 - Friendly
Ireland
1







2001-2002 - Six Nations
Ireland
1 +2
1





5
2001-2002 Total

2 +2
1





5
Total - Guinness Series

2 +1







Total - RBS 6 Nations

42 +4
2





10
Total - Friendly

26 +1
4



1

20
Total - Rugby World Cup

13




1


Total - Lansdowne Cup

2 +1







Total

85 +7
6
0
0
0
2
0
30
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