# James O'Connor

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# James O'Connor
Kilkenny and Cork senior club winning boss set to take over Waterford minor hurlers
James O’Connor has had huge success on the club scene.
# super rugby pacific
Reds end Brumbies win streak, Crusaders keep up pressure
The Reds’ convincing 21-7 win in Brisbane drew them level with the Brumbies at the top of the 12-team table.
# James O'Connor
Ballyhale boss: 'When that ball cut inside in the goal, I was just heartbroken'
The Kilkenny champions were denied All-Ireland glory in dramatic fashion yesterday.
All time
# Flying form
'If you poke the bear enough eventually it will wake' - the fright that sparked Ballyhale to life
Ballyhale Shamrocks almost lost the semi-final, but easily dispatched Clough-Ballacolla in yesterday’s Leinster final.
# Joy
Ashman's debut try helps Scotland edge Australia
They ended the Wallabies’ five-match winning streak.
# fota finish
Fianna Fáil TD 'happy' with Taoiseach's commitments over Cork roads and won't be quitting the party
James O’Connor says he was “serious” about his threat to quit Fianna Fáil.
# fota finish
Cork TD threatens to quit Fianna Fáil claiming he was 'lied to' over NDP road plans
James O’Connor has told local radio that “if commitments made to me are not fulfilled” he will consider leaving the party.
# left it late
Last-gasp O'Connor try sees Reds beat Brumbies in Super Rugby AU final
A bumper 42,000-strong crowd packed in for a pulsating game at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.
# Highlights
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.
# Super Rugby
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.
# 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.
# Major League Soccer
Dubliner James O'Connor sacked as Orlando City manager
The 40-year-old had been in charge of the MLS side since June 2018.
# Comeback
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.
# Second chance
'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.
# Prodigal Son
James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal
The 29-year-old is set for a first Wallabies appearance in six years.
# Red Alert
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.
# Comeback
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.
# Heading Home
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.
# Ready to Roll
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.
# Faraway Hills
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.
# American Dream
'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.
# coup
Sale bring in Australian back O'Connor as marquee signing on three-year deal
The 27-year-old is returning to the Premiership.
# 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.
# Golden Boy
'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.
# Recreational use
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.
# Busted
Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession
Williams and O’Connor were arrested in Paris last night.
# Scare
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.
# Health scare
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.
# choice words
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.
# troubled star
Australian James O'Connor has been released by the Reds for 'personal matters'
O’Connor is expected to re-join Toulon.
# find the rogue
The search is on for the ridiculously good-looking Kerry barman
He’s used his looks as a defence in court.
# Wallabies
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.
# Nightmare
James O'Connor's absolute howler cost the Reds dearly this morning
The Australian franchise’s season took another turn for the worse.
# utility back
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.
# dream team
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.
# baabaas
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.
# Pastures new
Toulon sign James O'Connor on one-year deal
The versatile 23-year-old Queenslander will complete the current season with London Irish.
# Australia
O'Connor tipped for Wallabies World Cup return
London Irish coach Brian Smith expects the talented back to make a bid for RWC2015 inclusion.
# the difference
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.
# Exile
James O'Connor to join Toulon - report
The versatile Australian has agreed terms with the wealthy Top 14 club, according to one French newspaper.