Ireland and Munster rugby legend, Ronan O’Gara, has been announced as the latest signing at Off The Ball.
The former out-half and points record holder will join his former teammates, Brian O’Driscoll, Keith Wood and Alan Quinlan, in delivering the best and incisive international and European rugby coverage and analysis, alongside the rest of the Off The Ball team.
O’Gara’s addition comes hot on the heels of our latest partnership announcement with his Number 10 successor, Johnny Sexton.
Commenting on Ronan’s appointment, Ger Gilroy, Off The Ball, Managing Director, said:
“Despite our disappointing loss at the weekend, 2019 is set to be the most highly anticipated year in Irish rugby history. With our club sides in great shape and an abundance of world-class players vying for a green jersey in advance of the Rugby World Cup, we want to continue to deliver the best rugby coverage available.
“Ronan’s success as a player and as a coach makes him the perfect pundit and analyst. His reading of the game is unique and he has never been one to hold back from calling it, as he sees it. We have done quite a bit of work with Ronan over the years and he always provides top-quality insights. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Off The Ball team, in what we all hope will be a momentous year, for the Irish rugby team.”
As part of his new role with Off The Ball, Ronan will a regular contributor across all our platforms, on-air, online as well as our legendary events.
Also commenting on his new role with Off The Ball, Ronan O’Gara said:
“The Off The Ball team has built an exceptional sports media brand and following. It’s respected by both sports fans and players – not just in Ireland, but also overseas. This is a huge year for Irish rugby and one that every former Irish player will wish they were involved in. To be in a position to analyse every development, surrounded by a great team, is the next best thing and it’s an honour for me. I’m delighted to be joining Off The Ball and I’m also looking forward to rekindling my rugby debates with Brian.”