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# Kevin O'Brien

Last year
2022
# some innings
Kevin O'Brien retires from international cricket after 16 years
Ireland’s most-capped player has called it a day.
All time
# End of an era
Three-time All-Ireland-winning boss steps down as Corofin manager
Kevin O’Brien is one of the most successful club managers in the history of the GAA.
# stepping away
'The hunger and love is no longer the same' - Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien announces ODI retirement
The 37-year-old Dubliner is best remembered for his stunning World Cup century in the win over England in 2011.
# Third Time's a Charm
'We want to beat England any time we play them' - Ireland eager to restore pride
England hold an unassailable 2-0 advantage ahead of today’s final one-day international.
# Baltinglass
"I was in the bar the day after the All-Ireland saying, 'Jesus this has just happened, hasn't it?'
30 years on, Kevin O’Brien recalls the All-Ireland final day when Baltinglass and Wicklow reigned supreme.
# Still The Boss
Boost for All-Ireland club champions as management set to stay on for three-in-a-row bid
Kevin O’Brien will take charge of Galway’s Corofin again for the 2019 season.
# Club Champs
'They’ve been incredible, they love playing football' - Corofin boss hails All-Ireland winners
Kevin O’Brien paid tributes to his players as they triumphed again in Croke Park.
# trailblazer
'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy'
Kevin O’Brien joined us during the week to discuss his travels around the world as a gun-for-hire Twenty20 batsman.
# Test Match Special
'I closed my eyes to try and get some energy back. I'd never batted for over five hours before'
Kevin O’Brien looks back on his historic Test century against Pakistan.
# emotional night
'Very proud to manage a great group of men in Clonkill... I hope we did Enda and his family proud'
It was a tough night for the Westmeath club after the untimely death of three-year-old Annabel Loughlin.
# Making waves
'When they went to the crowd the place erupted. I think people were speechless at that'
Wicklow lost the Leinster minor semi-final replay last weekend, but manager Kevin O’Brien is hopeful it’s just the beginning.
# Top 100
O'Brien makes impressive entry into world Test rankings after historic century
Tim Murtagh and Stuart Thompson are also in the rankings after Ireland’s maiden Test.
# daring to dream
A 'very proud and emotional moment' for O'Brien fuels Ireland's bold belief
O’Brien’s historic century on Monday has put Ireland in a position where they can dare to dream about a famous Test victory.
# King Kev
Magical moment as O'Brien makes history with Ireland's first Test century
A man for the big stage, if ever there was one.
# Dream Come True
'It will be emotional for a lot of people. I'll keep my sunglasses on to hide a few tears'
Kevin and Niall O’Brien describe what it will mean to step onto the field as Test cricketers later today.
# heroes of the caribbean
'As amateurs we had the chance to do something special in front of millions of people'
Ten years on from Ireland’s famous World Cup victory over Pakistan, coach Adi Birrell and captain Trent Johnston look back on a truly defining day in Irish sport.
# finding form
O'Brien fights hamstring injury to club half-century and draw Ireland level
The all-rounder hit 10 boundaries to set-up a series decider against Afghanistan on Friday.
# 2 out of 2
Ireland coach Phil Simmons: 'We don't seem to want to make it easy'
Room to improve as Ireland prepare to face South Africa next Tuesday.
# Great expectations
Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*
*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.
# Rewind
Flashback: The day Ireland became the noisy neighbours by beating England at their own game
Was it really four years ago?
# CWC15
Can O'Brien repeat his record-breaking century at this World Cup? He's just hoping to do something half as special
Ireland’s World Cup journey starts today as they fly to Sydney.
# The Slog Sweep
Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'
Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.
# The Slog Sweep
'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party
Ireland’s vice-captain spoke exclusively to The Slog Sweep, a new weekly Irish cricket podcast.
# Brothers in Arms
'We're nearly in a relationship for the next six months!' - Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O'Brien
The Castleknock player suffered a season-ending injury last month against Kildare.
# Classy
Jordanstown GAA send 'Get Well Soon' card to cruciate victim Kevin O'Brien
The Dublin defender tore his cruciate while in action for DIT against UUJ in the Sigerson Cup.
# On The Mend
Snapshot: Ciaran Kilkenny set for cruciate recovery with teammate Kevin O'Brien
The Dublin players are going to be undergoing rehabilitation from the injuries.
# Tough Blow
Cruciate setback rules Dublin footballer Kevin O'Brien out for the season
O’Brien suffered the injury while in action for DIT in the Sigerson Cup yesterday.
# Ouch
Dublin's Kevin O'Brien suffers serious knee injury in Sigerson game
O’Brien was helped off the pitch in today’s Sigerson Cup quarter-final between Dublin IT and UUJ.
# Slice of the Action
Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread
You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.
# Champions
Snapshot: All smiles as Irish cricket team arrive home with some extra luggage
That’s a lot of silverware.
# Howzat?
Kevin O'Brien: England giant-killing 'changed my destiny'
Ireland meet England on Tuesday with a complete sell-out expected in Fortress Malahide.
# Winning
Dublin overcome Meath to claim Leinster SFC title
The Dubs won the competition for the eighth time in nine seasons after a hard-fought victory today
# One to Watch
Batmen: the new documentary on Irish cricket's giantkillers coming next week
Set the Sky+ box.
# Team news
Dublin make 3 changes from league final for Westmeath test
Jack McCaffrey and Paul Mannion are both set to make their championship debuts this weekend.
# Discipline
GAA President reveals disappointment at the manner in which biting case concludes
Liam O’Neill believes there is a level of dissatisfaction at how the case concluded after Patrick McBrearty was absent from last week’s CHC meeting.
# Ready to go
O'Brien named in Dublin team to face Tyrone
The player makes the starting lineup after he was cleared of biting allegations yesterday.
# Acquitted
Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations
It was claimed that the corner-back had bitten Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty.
# Cricket
Report: Australia toy with Ireland in World Twenty20
“I can’t fault the lads because they tried their best,” skipper William Porterfield said afterwards.
# World T20
Stirling, O'Brien star as Ireland grind out win
Ireland held firm at the death to beat Bangladesh by five runs in their final World T20 warm-up match.
# Howzat?
Irish quartet top cricket award shortlist
Ireland’s cricketers dominate the shortlist for this year’s ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year Award.