The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
Once again O’Gara demonstrated his class in that game against his younger rival Jonathan Sexton well after some of his critics had written him off.
And O’Gara – who was made the fall guy in some quarters for the British & Irish Lions’ series defeat to South Africa – revealed retirement has not even crossed his mind.
“I love rugby at the minute," he said. "I’ve always loved rugby. Every season I like to leave nothing in the tank. Some seasons it goes better than others.
“I’ve been very lucky and I’m proud of what I have achieved over the last 14 years.
“This season has been enjoyable and the most pleasing point of it is that I don’t do much talking. I’ve let my rugby do the talking.
“But it’s not about looking back now. I’m so driven for the next six months, and I will reassess then.”