Wales spoil O'Connell's Dublin farewell

2015-08-29 17:44

Wales ensured Ireland captain Paul O'Connell's final home international before retirement ended in defeat as they won at Dublin's Lansdowne Road.

O'Connell named Six Nations best

2015-03-27 21:47

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been voted player of the tournament after leading his side to a thrilling Six Nations title.

Skipper targets England scalp

2015-02-28 17:13

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell says that a win over England would rank among the greatest ever achievements by an Irish team

O'Connell may retire after RWC

2015-01-14 07:21

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell may retire from rugby after this year's World Cup rather than see out the remainder of his contract.

Irish better be sharp - O'Connell

2014-11-08 09:34

Ireland must be up for the challenge they face the Springboks, otherwise they face a tough day at the office, says captain Paul O'Connell.

Munster book semis spot

2014-04-05 17:13

Munster outplayed four-time champions Toulouse to move into the European Cup semi-finals in impressive style.

O'Connell back to lead Ireland

2014-02-06 18:00

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell was passed fit to lead the team against Wales in their Six Nations clash in Dublin.

O'Connell concealed injury

2013-06-25 10:27

Australia's forwards could not believe British & Irish Lions lock Paul O'Connell had broken his arm in the first Test in Brisbane.

O'Connell to captain Lions

2013-05-30 08:37

Ireland's Paul O'Connell will captain the British and Irish Lions team for Saturday's match against the Barbarians in Hong Kong.

O'Connell a Six Nations doubt

2012-12-30 16:48

Ireland lock Paul O'Connell may miss some or all of the upcoming Six Nations championship due to a back injury.


O'Connell to retire after RWC

2015-06-02 22:55

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell will retire from international duty after this year's RWC, but is expected to join Toulon.

Ireland annihilate Scotland

2015-03-21 18:43

Ireland have put themselves in the Six Nations driving seat with a 40-10 win over Scotland at Murrayfield.

Ireland wary of Parisse

2015-02-06 19:56

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has warned of the danger of Italy counterpart Sergio Parisse but said they are ready.

O'Connell remaining cautious

2014-11-23 12:15

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell insists that beating South Africa and Australia does not guarantee a successful RWC.

Matfield: O'Connell the best I've faced

2014-11-05 07:40

Victor Matfield says Ireland's Paul O'Connell is probably the best player he's ever played against.

Ireland too strong for Wales

2014-02-08 19:16

Ireland have dented Welsh dreams of a record third Six Nations title in a row, with a clinical display in Dublin.

O'Connell new Ireland skipper

2013-11-07 17:34

Paul O'Connell has been named as the full-time captain of Ireland by new coach Joe Schmidt, despite being injured.

O'Connell out with broken arm

2013-06-24 09:02

Lock Paul O'Connell has been ruled out of the British and Irish Lions tour of Australia with a broken arm, officials have said.

O'Connell to miss Six Nations

2013-01-02 06:59

Ireland lock Paul O'Connell will miss the Six Nations after undergoing surgery to correct a bulging disc in his back.

O'Connell out of Bok Test

2012-11-07 19:39

Ireland have suffered another injury blow ahead of their Test against the Springboks, with lock Paul O'Connell also ruled out.

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