Ronan O’Gara to remain at Racing 92 until 2019

Former Munster and Ireland outhalf joined the French club in 2013

Ronan O’Gara has agreed a new contract with Racing 92 that will keep him at the French Top 14 side club until 2019.

The former Munster and Ireland outhalf joined the Parisian outfit as defence and kicking coach in 2013 and is currently in his third season. He has added on the skills role to his original remit.

In a short statement on their website, Racing said that O'Gara had offered his thanks to coaches, Laurent Labit and Laurent Travers, director of rugby Arnaud Tourtoulou and president, Jacky Lorenzetti, for the vote of confidence in extending his stay at the club.

Racing currently lead the French Top 14 table.

John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan is an Irish Times sports writer