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#Sean O'Brien

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

SOB: ‘It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that’

The Ireland and Leinster back row says his professionalism has totally changed since the 2011 World Cup.

# sean-obrien - Monday 17 August, 2015

Sean O’Brien was an absolute beast at the breakdown against Scotland

These four turnovers from the Ireland captain showed his quality on the deck.

# sean-obrien - Friday 14 August, 2015

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time Sob

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien is at number eight for tomorrow’s clash with Scotland.

‘Cian is a chirpy and happy fella… you don’t want to get him mad!’

Sean O’Brien says the Ireland prop as maintained a positive attitude during rehab.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht

The Samoan and his team are regrouping for another shot at the same targets.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Summer’s over: Here’s how your favourite Irish rugby stars spent their holidays

Jackson and Henderson went to the woods, Heaslip acted out some Will Smith lyrics and everybody broke their diet plan wide open.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

7s interest on the rise as Kilkenny-hosted event continues to grow

Marble City Sevens founder James Blanchfield tells us about the growth of the tournament.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge The ‘Dancing Man’ who was body-shamed online finally got his party Dance Free

The ‘Dancing Man’ who was body-shamed online finally got his party

People can be nice, you know.

# sean-obrien - Friday 15 May, 2015

Pressure off, O’Brien feels Leinster can ‘go out and just play’ this weekend

Carlow’s finest back row highlighted the excellent work IRUPA are doing for players in Ireland.

# sean-obrien - Friday 24 April, 2015

Schmidt and IRFU answer ‘grossly inaccurate’ O’Connor criticisms of player management

David Nucifora and Joe Schmidt have underlined the value of Ireland’s player management system.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Analysis: Was Sean O’Brien justified in calling Armitage ‘completely illegal’?

We’ve broken down the Leinster and Toulon opensides’ turnovers on Sunday in Marseille.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

‘You can’t say anything to that man’ – Sean O’Brien on Wayne Barnes

The Tullow Tank felt Steffon Armitage’s breakdown efforts were ‘completely illegal’.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Extra-time heartbreak for Leinster as Habana try wins it for Toulon

Bryan Habana intercepted an Ian Madigan pass to send Toulon on to face Clermont in the final.

Leinster fans’ confidence will soar after watching these clips of Sean O’Brien on the rampage

Leinster need a big performance from their openside today.

# sean-obrien - Friday 10 April, 2015

Leinster opt to omit O’Brien and front-liners for Pro12 clash with Dragons

The likes of Sean O’Brien, Ian Madigan, Cian Healy and Rob Kearney are absent.

# sean-obrien - Saturday 4 April, 2015

As it happened: Leinster v Bath, Champions Cup quarter-final

Peter Stringer was back on Lansdowne Road hoping to force Leinster out of Europe.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Returning SOB and Six Nations champions boost O’Connor’s Leinster

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

Leinster have added two wrecking balls to their Champions Cup squad

Connacht have brought two new faces into their Challenge Cup playing group.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 22 March, 2015

‘I felt strong again’ – The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best Sob

‘I felt strong again’ – The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best

Sean O’Brien was man of the match as Ireland secured a second consecutive Six Nations title.

# sean-obrien - Monday 16 March, 2015

Three Irish players make the cut in The42′s Six Nations Team of the Week

Wales lead the way with six after they derailed Ireland’s Grand Slam bid in Cardiff.

# sean-obrien - Monday 9 March, 2015

Sexton on track to recover for Wales while Heaslip back in full training

Ireland are ‘very happy’ with the out-half’s progress after a hamstring injury.

# sean-obrien - Monday 2 March, 2015

Analysis: What the hell was Sean O’Brien doing to the England maul?

There was an odd incident in the 22nd minute of play yesterday in Dublin.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Sean O’Brien’s day ends early as heavy knock causes him to wobble and fall over Head Injury This post contains videos

Sean O’Brien’s day ends early as heavy knock causes him to wobble and fall over

The Ireland flanker was taken off with a suspected concussion in the first half.

# sean-obrien - Friday 20 February, 2015

Sean O’Brien on the photo of sad SOB, the biggest hit he ever took and his viral clear-out v France

The photo of a despairing Tullow Tank on the sideline didn’t tell the whole story.

‘Cian is a special athlete’ – Leinster boosted by Healy return for Zebre clash

Matt O’Connor welcomes a number of international players back into his side to face the Italians.

‘He tells me where I’m playing, I don’t go ‘here Joe, I’m playing No 8”

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

Sean O’Brien delivers one of the best clear-outs you’re likely to see this season

The 28-year-old openside provided one of the outstanding individual moments of yesterday’s game.

# sean-obrien - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Birthday boy O’Brien relieved to survive late French onslaught

“You’re just getting up and trying to find a blue shirt.”

Out of 10: How we rated Ireland in a hard fought Six Nations victory over France

Out of 10: How we rated Ireland in a hard fought Six Nations victory over France

It was a rough night for everyone out there.

Battered and bruised, but Sexton guides Ireland to victory over France

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

We’ll Leave it There So: €Billion TV deals, a 356-3 win and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Sean O’Brien and Johnny Sexton both look set to start for Ireland against France this weekend.

Schmidt set to start O’Brien against France as Healy returns to Ireland bench

Key men Johnny Sexton and Jamie Heaslip are also ready to be restored to the starting XV.

# sean-obrien - Monday 9 February, 2015

O’Brien set to train tomorrow after ‘minor’ hamstring issue, Rory Best dealing with concussion

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

Schmidt hopeful that O’Brien will face France after hamstring ‘twinge’

Ireland’s openside flanker was ruled out before kick-off in Rome this afternoon.

# sean-obrien - Monday 2 February, 2015

‘People in Ireland love giving out’: O’Brien has his say on ‘unfair’ criticism of Leinster

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

Sean O’Brien: ‘I’m not going to go out like Tarzan and run around like a headless chicken’

Ireland’s powerful openside is patiently following the road to recovery, so probably won’t be travelling to Rome for the Six Nations opener.

Wolfhounds relieved to have ‘X-factor’ of returning O’Brien on their side

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.

Sean O’Brien named at openside for Wolfhounds clash with Saxons

Ian Madigan starts at out-half, while Keith Earls, Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy are all included in the backline.

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