Ronan O’Gara banned for six weeks for abusing officer

O’Gara’s La Rochelle misplaced to Toulouse in final season’s High 14 play-offs

La Rochelle coach Ronan O’Gara has been banned for six weeks for insulting a match official throughout his workforce’s 23-21 High 14 win over Lyon this month.

The High 14 Disciplinary Fee stated the incident was of “excessive diploma of seriousness”.

The extra two-week penalty for Eire legend O’Gara’s earlier disciplinary report was counter-balanced by his admission of the offense.

La Rochelle lead the French prime flight after three rounds.

O’Gara was promoted High teaching position on the membership in April 2021 After Jono Gibbs departs for Clermont. He led La Rochelle to the Champions Cup title, Defeating outdated rivals Leinster within the closing in MarseilleIn his first season in cost.

O’Gara, 45, was investigated in April by French top-flight officers after a touchline confrontation together with his Bordeaux-Begles counterpart Christophe Urios.

Nobody was punished for his reasoning.

O’Gara received 128 Eire caps and performed for the British and Irish Lions on the 2001, 2005 and 2009 excursions. His teaching profession started with nearly 5 years in a supporting position with Paris membership Racing 92, earlier than a stint as assault coach with the New Zealand Tremendous Rugby outfit Crusaders.

He took a training position below the Director of Rugby Gibbs at La Rochelle in 2019.

Leave a Comment

A note to our visitors

This website has updated its privacy policy in compliance with changes to European Union data protection law, for all members globally. We’ve also updated our Privacy Policy to give you more information about your rights and responsibilities with respect to your privacy and personal information. Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our updated privacy policy.