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#James O'Connor

# james-oconnor - Friday 21 August, 2020

Reds hammer the Force as James O'Connor sets new milestone

Brad Thorn’s side were in superb form as they went on an eight-try rampage.

# james-oconnor - Friday 3 July, 2020

Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia

Australian rugby returned with a bang today as the Queensland Reds pipped the NSW Waratahs 32-26.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

From Meet the youngest member of the new Dáil: 22-year-old student James O'Connor Fresh Faced

Meet the youngest member of the new Dáil: 22-year-old student James O'Connor

The Fianna Fáil TD, elected in Cork East, is the youngest member of the 33rd Dáil.

# james-oconnor - Monday 7 October, 2019

Dubliner James O'Connor sacked as Orlando City manager

The 40-year-old had been in charge of the MLS side since June 2018.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Ex-Ulster man Lealiifano returns to Wallabies team for first time since 2016

James O’Connor is also set for his first appearance in 2,142 days.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies

Will Genia believes James O’Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal

The 29-year-old is set for a first Wallabies appearance in six years.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

O'Connor edges closer to stunning Wallabies return after Reds move

The utility back was released by Sale Sharks earlier this month as he bids to play in the World Cup.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Australia's prodigal son on the verge of a sensational return

James O’Connor could join Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad six years after a string of off-field incidents saw him exiled.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions

O’Connor is reportedly set to join Queensland Reds as be becomes available for international selection again.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Highly-rated manager James O'Connor heads the Irish interest as new MLS season boasts exciting arrivals

24 teams will battle it out this term and there’s a multitude of talking points.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

The ex-Irish underage international who is building quite a coaching reputation in the US

James O’Connor has brought a USL championship to Louisville City in just his third season in charge.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I think I'd be working in some factory or on a building site if I was still back home'

Dubliner Niall McCabe always wanted to be a professional footballer. It took him a while but he got there in the end, just in a different way.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Sale bring in Australian back O'Connor as marquee signing on three-year deal

The 27-year-old is returning to the Premiership.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail Limerick

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail

Accused James O’Connor is charged with abduction and is also alleged to have stolen over €8,000 of his father’s pension and credit union savings.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'There's a good lad in there': Cheika hopes James O'Connor will get help after cocaine arrest

The Wallabies boss suggests that the talented back should put rugby aside to sort his personal issues out.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Toulon president suggests French rugby has a cocaine problem

Mourad Boudjellal has voiced his concerns after James O’Connor and Ali Williams were arrested in possession of the drug over the weekend.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession

Williams and O’Connor were arrested in Paris last night.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 27 February, 2016

O'Connor denies heart-attack rumours, set for two-week absence

James O’Connor has insisted he did not have a heart attack after Toulon’s win at Oyonnax but will be out for two weeks.

# james-oconnor - Friday 26 February, 2016

Australian back O'Connor rushed to hospital with mystery illness

Initial reports claimed the 25-year-old had suffered a heart attack but that has not been confirmed.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

James O'Connor is 'the greatest waste of Australian rugby talent'

The winger cut short his Queensland Reds stay and former Wallaby Greg Martin had some choice words for him.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Australian James O'Connor has been released by the Reds for 'personal matters'

O’Connor is expected to re-join Toulon.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge The search is on for the ridiculously good-looking Kerry barman Find The Rogue

The search is on for the ridiculously good-looking Kerry barman

He’s used his looks as a defence in court.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Giteau and Mitchell named in Australia squad - but there are a couple of big omissions

The Wallabies open their Rugby Championship campaign against South Africa on 18 July.

# james-oconnor - Friday 22 May, 2015

James O'Connor's absolute howler cost the Reds dearly this morning

The Australian franchise’s season took another turn for the worse.

# james-oconnor - Monday 26 January, 2015

After playing at out-half, centre and in the back 3, rugby's most versatile man is going to specialise

Michael Cheika doesn’t want James O’Connor playing at 10, 12 or 13 anymore.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Springboks to face Nick Mallet-coached World XV this summer

Steffon Armitage, BJ Botha, James O’Connor, Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have all been confirmed to take part.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Barbarians announce star-studded cast for June encounter with England XV

The free-running invitational side have nailed down several big names for their clash at Twickenham.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Toulon sign James O'Connor on one-year deal

The versatile 23-year-old Queenslander will complete the current season with London Irish.

# james-oconnor - Sunday 5 January, 2014

O'Connor tipped for Wallabies World Cup return Australia This post contains a poll

O'Connor tipped for Wallabies World Cup return

London Irish coach Brian Smith expects the talented back to make a bid for RWC2015 inclusion.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 4 January, 2014

James O'Connor man of the match in London Irish win

The controversial Australian star was the key man in the Premiership victory over Worcester.

# james-oconnor - Sunday 22 December, 2013

James O'Connor to join Toulon - report

The versatile Australian has agreed terms with the wealthy Top 14 club, according to one French newspaper.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Check out this bizarre, wind-assisted boomerang restart by Ian Humphreys Windy City This post contains videos

Check out this bizarre, wind-assisted boomerang restart by Ian Humphreys

The London Irish out-half was forced to field his own kick-off.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Exile: James O'Connor signs with London Irish until end of season

The 23-year-old will give Brian Smith plenty of back-line options between now and May.

# james-oconnor - Monday 28 October, 2013

London Irish set to announce signing of Wallaby James O'Connor

The 23-year-old started all three Tests against the British & Irish Lions, this summer, at outhalf.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Tarnished James O'Connor winging his way to Europe

London Irish are being linked with the young back who lost out on a central contract in Australia last month.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 3 October, 2013

James O'Connor's international contract cancelled by Australia

Controversial back says he is focused on earning his place back, but won’t be part of Australia’s November tour.

# james-oconnor - Friday 20 September, 2013

Australia drop James O'Connor following flight allegations

Winger failed to “uphold the behavioural and cultural standards” of the team, coach Ewen McKenzie said.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Wallabies star James O'Connor thrown out of Perth Airport

The winger was allegedly intoxicated when he was not allowed to board a flight.

# james-oconnor - Sunday 30 June, 2013

James O'Connor admits to fast-food error

The Australian player said he made an “error of judgement” after a controversial incident last week.

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