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#Kevin O'Brien

# kevin-obrien - Monday 27 March, 2017

'As amateurs we had the chance to do something special in front of millions of people'

Ten years on from Ireland’s famous World Cup victory over Pakistan, coach Adi Birrell and captain Trent Johnston look back on a truly defining day in Irish sport.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

O'Brien fights hamstring injury to club half-century and draw Ireland level

The all-rounder hit 10 boundaries to set-up a series decider against Afghanistan on Friday.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Ireland coach Phil Simmons: 'We don't seem to want to make it easy'

Room to improve as Ireland prepare to face South Africa next Tuesday.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Flashback: The day Ireland became the noisy neighbours by beating England at their own game Rewind This post contains videos

# kevin-obrien - Friday 30 January, 2015

Can O'Brien repeat his record-breaking century at this World Cup? He's just hoping to do something half as special

Ireland’s World Cup journey starts today as they fly to Sydney.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'

Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 15 May, 2014

'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party

Ireland’s vice-captain spoke exclusively to The Slog Sweep, a new weekly Irish cricket podcast.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 17 April, 2014

'We're nearly in a relationship for the next six months!' - Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O'Brien

The Castleknock player suffered a season-ending injury last month against Kildare.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Jordanstown GAA send 'Get Well Soon' card to cruciate victim Kevin O'Brien

The Dublin defender tore his cruciate while in action for DIT against UUJ in the Sigerson Cup.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 10 March, 2014

Snapshot: Ciaran Kilkenny set for cruciate recovery with teammate Kevin O'Brien

The Dublin players are going to be undergoing rehabilitation from the injuries.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 14 February, 2014

Cruciate setback rules Dublin footballer Kevin O’Brien out for the season

O’Brien suffered the injury while in action for DIT in the Sigerson Cup yesterday.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Dublin’s Kevin O’Brien suffers serious knee injury in Sigerson game

O’Brien was helped off the pitch in today’s Sigerson Cup quarter-final between Dublin IT and UUJ.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 27 January, 2014

Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread

You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 15 December, 2013

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Kevin O'Brien: England giant-killing 'changed my destiny'

Ireland meet England on Tuesday with a complete sell-out expected in Fortress Malahide.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Dublin overcome Meath to claim Leinster SFC title

The Dubs won the competition for the eighth time in nine seasons after a hard-fought victory today

# kevin-obrien - Monday 10 June, 2013

Batmen: the new documentary on Irish cricket's giantkillers coming next week One To Watch This post contains videos

# kevin-obrien - Friday 31 May, 2013

Dublin make 3 changes from league final for Westmeath test

Jack McCaffrey and Paul Mannion are both set to make their championship debuts this weekend.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

GAA President reveals disappointment at the manner in which biting case concludes

Liam O’Neill believes there is a level of dissatisfaction at how the case concluded after Patrick McBrearty was absent from last week’s CHC meeting.

# kevin-obrien - Saturday 27 April, 2013

O’Brien named in Dublin team to face Tyrone

The player makes the starting lineup after he was cleared of biting allegations yesterday.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 26 April, 2013

Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations

It was claimed that the corner-back had bitten Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Report: Australia toy with Ireland in World Twenty20

“I can’t fault the lads because they tried their best,” skipper William Porterfield said afterwards.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 17 September, 2012

Stirling, O'Brien star as Ireland grind out win

Ireland held firm at the death to beat Bangladesh by five runs in their final World T20 warm-up match.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Irish quartet top cricket award shortlist

Ireland’s cricketers dominate the shortlist for this year’s ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year Award.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match

Is there anything these guys can’t do?

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien

Record breaking batsman in line to make his first start on Wednesday

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 8 April, 2012

The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament

In their own words, Ireland’s cricketers tell their story.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 5 April, 2012

O'Brien hoping for another shot at English T20

“I’d love to be back there again this season, but I’ve just got to wait and see what happens.”

# kevin-obrien - Friday 23 March, 2012

One step closer: Ireland set up T20 shootout against Namibia

Ireland are one win away from a place at the T20 World Cup after they beat the Netherlands by seven wickets this morning.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Hit for six! Ireland ease past Oman to set up Canada date

Ireland beat Oman by 44 runs in Abu Dhabi this morning to guarantee a second-place finish in their World T20 qualification group.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots

They remain on track for Twenty20 qualification after winning by 17 wickets in Dubai today.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 16 March, 2012

Keep on keeping on: Ireland pick up an important win against USA

Boyd Rankin took four wickets for nine runs as Ireland beat the USA in their World T20 qualifier this morning.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Sticky wicket: Ireland come up short against Namibia

Our boys came up four runs short in the opening match of the ICC Twenty20 qualification series.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

O'Sullivan asks county board for 'help' in International Rules dilemma

The Kerry star is still hoping to be able to travel to Australia for the forthcoming series.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 11 September, 2011

From Rory McIlroy, Irish cricket team and Tall Ships Festival celebrated at People of the Year Awards Honours

Rory McIlroy, Irish cricket team and Tall Ships Festival celebrated at People of the Year Awards

Pieta House and the community of Skerries were also among the winners, while PSNI Constable Ronan Kerr was also posthumously recognised at a ceremony in Dublin last night.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 28 August, 2011

The sports week in pictures Snaps This post contains images

The sports week in pictures

From Shamrock Rovers’ exploits in Belgrade to the world’s highest-paid footballer, enjoy our look back at the best images from the week in sport.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

The best of the best: what was the greatest Irish sporting performance? Magic Moments This post contains a poll This post contains videos

The best of the best: what was the greatest Irish sporting performance?

Is Rory McIlroy’s stunning win at Congressional the pinnacle of Irish sport? Have your say.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 4 April, 2011

From The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our daily guide to the news of the day, and with a few other bits and pieces you might have missed.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Dancing on the streets of Bangalore: Ireland's victory in photos Howzat? This post contains images

Dancing on the streets of Bangalore: Ireland's victory in photos

Relieve Ireland’s famous three-wicket win over England in Bangalore through the day’s best photos.

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