# sean-obrien - Friday 30 January, 2015
Ireland’s powerful openside is patiently following the road to recovery, so probably won’t be travelling to Rome for the Six Nations opener.
The back row’s Leinster teammates came up with an unkind nickname during the early stages of his injury.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 29 January, 2015
We’ll Leave it There So: RTÉ’s future 6 Nations coverage in doubt, Wolfhounds team named and all today’s sport
Also, Ireland’s Glenn Whelan signs a new contract and Man United threaten season ticket holders with bans.
Ian Madigan starts at out-half, while Keith Earls, Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy are all included in the backline.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 22 January, 2015
Picking 46 men gave Schmidt a lot of flexibility to include guys recovering from long-term injury.
Jonathan Sexton is also among the extended squad, despite being ruled out of at least the opening fixture.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 20 January, 2015
However, Leinster say they hope to have them in harness when the Dragons visit in mid February.
# sean-obrien - Monday 19 January, 2015
Captain Jamie Heaslip is suffering no ill effects after a ‘bit of a bang’ on the shoulder against Castres.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
The Six Nations is just under five weeks away.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 30 December, 2014
Carlow had a strong year on the rugby front, while there was plenty of horse racing glory.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
# sean-obrien - Monday 15 December, 2014
Rhys Ruddock will miss over a month after injuring his arm.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 20 November, 2014
Ireland international wing Fergus McFadden is in no doubt that Schmidt has already achieved that goal.
# sean-obrien - Saturday 8 November, 2014
The sites’ Irish users were largely in ecstasy today.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 6 November, 2014
After a month of surgery and a few nutritional discrepancies, the Tullow Tank is thinking about making tracks again.
The injured flanker is looking forward to seeing Sean Cronin getting over the gainline this weekend.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
Jesus, Allah, Buddah, Dublin – I love you all.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Joe Schmidt is frustrated not to have key men available, but points to chances for the ‘next tier.’
# sean-obrien - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
And when you can expect to see them back on a rugby field.
# sean-obrien - Monday 13 October, 2014
First-choice 10, ball carriers, Conor O’Shea’s exciting ‘Quins, Luke Fitzgerald and Castres’ interest levels.
# sean-obrien - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Head coach Matt O’Connor says the province ‘have to work out a different way to win.’
# sean-obrien - Friday 3 October, 2014
Walsh needed surgery in June to reattach three ligaments to his shoulder.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 2 October, 2014
We’ll Leave It There So: Seanie’s out, McGregor might have a new opponent and the rest of the day’s sport
Also, Joe Brolly needs to ‘examine his conscience’.
He will be a big loss, but Ireland have coped with his absence since 2012.
Leinster will look to the likes of Rhys Ruddock to fill the potential ball-carrying deficit created by injuries to O’Brien and Cian Healy.
Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has confirmed that O’Brien will be missing long-term.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
The Leinster openside is seeking further counsel on the injury that keep him out for so much of last season.
# sean-obrien - Monday 29 September, 2014
Also, the latest on Sean O’Brien’s injury, Paul McGinley suggests his Ryder Cup involvement is at an end and much more.
Coach Richie Murphy took time to give a few more details on the injuries to Cian Healy and Sean O’Brien.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 25 September, 2014
The prop is facing a long layoff but the prognosis is better for Jack McGrath and Sean O’Brien.
# sean-obrien - Friday 29 August, 2014
This high school football player is an even bigger wrecking ball than the Leinster flanker.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The flanker is raring to go in a new season after playing only three times in 2014.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 7 August, 2014
The Ireland international feels that he becomes a better athlete with each passing summer.
# sean-obrien - Monday 4 August, 2014
Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O’Brien, but she’s missing one ingredient for Rio 2016
‘You have to teach your brain to keep going when your brain says stop’.
# sean-obrien - Monday 28 July, 2014
Joan Burton, Peter O’Mahony, Derval O’Rourke, Liam Brady and John Hayes also feature in a star-studded video.
# sean-obrien - Friday 11 July, 2014
The 27-year-old is fit, fresh and motivated ahead of a new season with Leinster and Ireland.
# sean-obrien - Friday 27 June, 2014
The likes of Sean O’Brien, Peter Robb, Rory Moloney and Ciaran Gaffney will be pressing for senior squad inclusion next season.
# sean-obrien - Friday 30 May, 2014
Matt O’Connor has placed Zane Kirchner on the left wing after Dave Kearney’s season-ending injury.
# sean-obrien - Friday 16 May, 2014
Matt O’Connor has made eight changes, while there are surprises in both starting XVs.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 15 May, 2014
Everything you need to know before Friday comes.