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# tullow-tank - Monday 30 October, 2017

All-action Sean O'Brien all set for November while Leinster aim to cap excellent opening Primed This post contains videos

All-action Sean O'Brien all set for November while Leinster aim to cap excellent opening

The Tullow Tank says he’s ‘fit as a fiddle’ after an excellent 80-minute display to bridge a month long absence.

# tullow-tank - Monday 10 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Sean O'Brien belting out Westlife on the Lions tour just sums up Irish people on holiday After Sesh

# tullow-tank - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Sean O'Brien cleared to play in third Lions Test as citing is dismissed

The Ireland flanker’s hearing in Wellington lasted almost three hours.

# tullow-tank - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'It doesn't take a lot to get that kid going': Jamie Heaslip sheds light on Seán O'Brien's resurgence

Heaslip suggested the Lions players would head out tonight, “but they won’t be going OUT out.”

# tullow-tank - Friday 23 June, 2017

'I know the New Zealand back row hugely respect Sean O'Brien'

Warren Gatland and his Lions coaches expect a big impact from the Leinster openside.

# tullow-tank - Friday 16 June, 2017

'A bit of a cuddle' just the trick to put Sexton back on top form, says Sean O'Brien

The Tullow Tank also rubbished the notion that there is an ‘aura’ of invincibility to the World Champion All Blacks.

# tullow-tank - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Warren Gatland was impressed with the 'outstanding' Sean O'Brien

Peter O’Mahony also made a big impression in the back row.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Delayed by a calf strain, Tullow's finest ready to hit Lions tour like a tank Sob

Delayed by a calf strain, Tullow's finest ready to hit Lions tour like a tank

Sean O’Brien has a big opportunity against the Crusaders on Saturday.

# tullow-tank - Friday 10 March, 2017

O'Brien happy with the 'dirty work' as he looks to hit his peak for Ireland

The 30-year-old openside has been steadily growing in form in the Six Nations.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Leinster expect O'Brien back next weekend, but planning without Cronin

A tight calf caused Leo Cullen to keep the Tullow Tank out of the Montpellier firing line.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again

After the frustration of being kept away from the Wallabies, the Tullow Tank is revved up and ready to go again.

# tullow-tank - Saturday 12 November, 2016

'It's a fickle industry': Sean O'Brien putting building blocks in place for life after rugby

Here’s hoping the Tullow Tank has more than a few years left wearing his scrum-cap.

# tullow-tank - Monday 31 October, 2016

Jerome Kaino surprised 'spearhead' Sean O'Brien not involved with Ireland

The Tullow Tank’s reputation precedes him.

# tullow-tank - Friday 21 October, 2016

Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier

The return of Jonathan Sexton and Mike McCarthy completes a triple boost for the eastern province.

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Sean O'Brien never feared for his career during ongoing layoff with hamstring injury

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is approaching the end of a long road to recovery.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Sean O'Brien set for surgery and facing 'considerable period' on the sidelines

The Tullow Tank suffered a massive setback in his rehab in the last weekend of the regular season and will miss Ireland’s tour to South Africa.

# tullow-tank - Monday 25 April, 2016

Sean O'Brien will 'definitely' be back for Leinster before the Pro12 play-offs

O’Brien may not be fit enough to face Ulster this weekend, but Jonathan Sexton will be back in Leinster’s number 10 shirt.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Sean O'Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt

The Leinster flanker hopes to return from his ripped hamstring tendon in a month’s time.

# tullow-tank - Monday 18 January, 2016

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on

The flanker is not often spoken of as captaincy material, but would jump at the chance if it was offered.

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

O'Brien's display against Munster bodes well for Joe Schmidt's Ireland

The 28-year-old was excellent on his return from an inner-ear issue.

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Sean O’Brien seeing a specialist today in the hope of clearing up inner ear issue

The Tullow Tank’s unusual injury has persisted and a poor prognosis could impact Joe Schmidt’s plans for the Six Nations.

# tullow-tank - Friday 20 November, 2015

Schools players have advantage over clubs, says SOB, but not because of old boys' network

The Leinster back row says more training time and better coaching pushes schools players on faster.

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Small print to be read on O'Brien decision, but Ireland unlikely to appeal

The Tullow man will have a watching brief in the Millennium Stadium this weekend.

From The Daily Edge 8 Irish rugby players who went above and beyond in World Cup ads Heroes

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Sean O'Brien handed one-week ban for Papé punch, will miss Argentina clash

The Tullow Tank will be hoping to fight for his place again if Ireland reach the semi-final.

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

'We got a rude awakening on the physicality side of things' - Sean O'Brien

The Ireland flanker is ready for Sunday’s clash with France — “a far more dangerous side”.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Forget Ian Madigan -- Irish women are now asking Sean O'Brien out on Twitter Tullow Tank

# tullow-tank - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Sean O'Brien hungry to dominate the rucks for Ireland at the World Cup

The Tullow man sat down with The42 to discuss the growth of his game around the breakdown.

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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.”

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

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.

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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.

From The Daily Edge 11 essential phrases to bluff your way through the Six Nations Dat Sport

11 essential phrases to bluff your way through the Six Nations

Here’s the comprehensive guide to bumbling your way through Ireland matches over the next couple of months.

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