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#Kevin O'Brien

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 16 April, 2020

"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.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

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.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 18 March, 2019

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy' Trailblazer This post contains videos

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'I closed my eyes to try and get some energy back. I'd never batted for over five hours before' Test Match Special This post contains videos

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

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.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 14 May, 2018

Magical moment as O'Brien makes history with Ireland's first Test century

A man for the big stage, if ever there was one.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 11 May, 2018

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 27 March, 2017

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

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.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Flashback: The day Ireland became the noisy neighbours by beating England at their own game Rewind This post contains videos

# kevin-obrien - Friday 30 January, 2015

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.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 15 May, 2014

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 17 April, 2014

'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.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

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.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 10 March, 2014

Snapshot: Ciaran Kilkenny set for cruciate recovery with teammate Kevin O'Brien

The Dublin players are going to be undergoing rehabilitation from the injuries.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 14 February, 2014

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.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 27 January, 2014

Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread

You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 15 December, 2013

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Kevin O'Brien: England giant-killing 'changed my destiny'

Ireland meet England on Tuesday with a complete sell-out expected in Fortress Malahide.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 14 July, 2013

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

# kevin-obrien - Monday 10 June, 2013

Batmen: the new documentary on Irish cricket's giantkillers coming next week One To Watch This post contains videos

# kevin-obrien - Friday 31 May, 2013

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.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

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.

# kevin-obrien - Saturday 27 April, 2013

O'Brien named in Dublin team to face Tyrone

The player makes the starting lineup after he was cleared of biting allegations yesterday.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 26 April, 2013

Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations

It was claimed that the corner-back had bitten Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Report: Australia toy with Ireland in World Twenty20

“I can’t fault the lads because they tried their best,” skipper William Porterfield said afterwards.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 17 September, 2012

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.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 30 August, 2012

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.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match

Is there anything these guys can’t do?

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien

Record breaking batsman in line to make his first start on Wednesday

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 8 April, 2012

The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament

In their own words, Ireland’s cricketers tell their story.

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