# sean-obrien - Today’s News
# 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.
# 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.