Tag: OConnell

Injuries Ahead of Tour

‘Connell and Best have been ruled out of the end of season tour of New Zealand and Australia through injury. O’Connell has a groin injury that has not responsed to antibiotics and Best has an ankle injury, they will be replaced by Ed O’Donoghue and John Fogarty. Ireland are already without Ferris, Leamy and Fitzgerald… Read more »

6N 2010: 11 Players Added to Squad

Following the opener on Saturday against Italy, Ireland have added 11 players to the squad from those who played at Croke on Saturday for the game against France. O’Connell came off during the Italy game after taking a blow to the eye, but is expected to train this week. Trimble came off with a tight… Read more »

The Lions captain wants to finish the tour well

Paul O’Connell is to lead the Irish and British Lions in their third and final test against the Springboks this weekend and he is determined to finish the tour on a high note. Despite the fact that the Lions are no longer able to clinch a title victory – they believe that they have something… Read more »

Lions team provides medical update

The first test between the Lions and the Springboks showed that there is likely to be a very high level of intensity when these two great teams take each other on once again. The first encounter was described by the Lions’ coaching staff as a “bruising” one. From the spectators’ point of view, it would… Read more »

O’Connell, Leamy, Wallace and Hayes march on…..

The following players have signed on to continue playing their club rugby for Munster: Paul O’Connell (until end of 2011/12 season) Denis Leamy (until end of 2011/12 season) John Hayes (until end of 2009/10 season) David Wallace (until end of 2009/10 season)