# sean-obrien - Sunday 24 May, 2015
People can be nice, you know.
# sean-obrien - Friday 15 May, 2015
Carlow’s finest back row highlighted the excellent work IRUPA are doing for players in Ireland.
# sean-obrien - Friday 24 April, 2015
David Nucifora and Joe Schmidt have underlined the value of Ireland’s player management system.
# sean-obrien - Wednesday 22 April, 2015
We’ve broken down the Leinster and Toulon opensides’ turnovers on Sunday in Marseille.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 21 April, 2015
The Tullow Tank felt Steffon Armitage’s breakdown efforts were ‘completely illegal’.
# sean-obrien - Sunday 19 April, 2015
Bryan Habana intercepted an Ian Madigan pass to send Toulon on to face Clermont in the final.
Leinster need a big performance from their openside today.
# sean-obrien - Friday 10 April, 2015
The likes of Sean O’Brien, Ian Madigan, Cian Healy and Rob Kearney are absent.
# sean-obrien - Saturday 4 April, 2015
Peter Stringer was back on Lansdowne Road hoping to force Leinster out of Europe.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 2 April, 2015
The Australian head coach says the likes of Jamie Heaslip have brought a ‘very positive vibe’ back with them.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Connacht have brought two new faces into their Challenge Cup playing group.
# sean-obrien - Sunday 22 March, 2015
Sean O’Brien was man of the match as Ireland secured a second consecutive Six Nations title.
# sean-obrien - Monday 16 March, 2015
Wales lead the way with six after they derailed Ireland’s Grand Slam bid in Cardiff.
# sean-obrien - Monday 9 March, 2015
Ireland are ‘very happy’ with the out-half’s progress after a hamstring injury.
# sean-obrien - Monday 2 March, 2015
There was an odd incident in the 22nd minute of play yesterday in Dublin.
# sean-obrien - Sunday 1 March, 2015
The Ireland flanker was taken off with a suspected concussion in the first half.
# sean-obrien - Friday 20 February, 2015
The photo of a despairing Tullow Tank on the sideline didn’t tell the whole story.
Matt O’Connor welcomes a number of international players back into his side to face the Italians.
Joe Schmidt has a lot of back row options for the England game – Sean O’Brien at eight is one of them.
# sean-obrien - Sunday 15 February, 2015
The 28-year-old openside provided one of the outstanding individual moments of yesterday’s game.
# sean-obrien - Saturday 14 February, 2015
“You’re just getting up and trying to find a blue shirt.”
The out-half put his concussion struggles behind him with five penalties against Les Bleus.
# sean-obrien - Thursday 12 February, 2015
We’ll Leave it There So: Key Ireland quartet return, Tiger takes ‘indefinite’ break and all today’s sport
Meanwhile, the latest FIFA rankings do not make pleasant reading for Martin O’Neill and his Ireland side.
# sean-obrien - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
Meanwhile, Sean O’Brien and Johnny Sexton both look set to start for Ireland against France this weekend.
Key men Johnny Sexton and Jamie Heaslip are also ready to be restored to the starting XV.
# sean-obrien - Monday 9 February, 2015
Jamie Heaslip and Cian Healy are expected to return to the setup for this weekend’s clash with France.
# sean-obrien - Saturday 7 February, 2015
Ireland’s openside flanker was ruled out before kick-off in Rome this afternoon.
# sean-obrien - Monday 2 February, 2015
The flanker thinks it’s “a load of shite” that Matt O’Connor has been the target of so much flak.
# 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.