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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
# Third Time's A Charm
# Third Time's A Charm

'We want to beat England any time we play them' - Ireland eager to restore pride

Aug 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 7,629 Views 0 Comments

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?'
# Baltinglass
# Baltinglass

"I was in the bar the day after the All-Ireland saying, 'Jesus this has just happened, hasn't it?'

Apr 16th 2020, 8:00 PM 47,302 Views 10 Comments

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
# Still The Boss
# Still The Boss

Boost for All-Ireland club champions as management set to stay on for three-in-a-row bid

Apr 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 5,036 Views 0 Comments

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
# Club Champs
# Club Champs

'They’ve been incredible, they love playing football' - Corofin boss hails All-Ireland winners

Mar 18th 2019, 1:10 PM 7,407 Views 2 Comments

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
# Trailblazer

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

Nov 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 6,581 Views 1 Comment

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
# Test Match Special

'I closed my eyes to try and get some energy back. I'd never batted for over five hours before'

Nov 21st 2018, 4:51 PM 6,847 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Emotional Night
# Emotional Night

'Very proud to manage a great group of men in Clonkill... I hope we did Enda and his family proud'

Nov 7th 2018, 10:13 AM 6,297 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

'When they went to the crowd the place erupted. I think people were speechless at that'

Jul 18th 2018, 6:31 PM 14,757 Views 1 Comment

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
# Top 100
# Top 100

O'Brien makes impressive entry into world Test rankings after historic century

May 16th 2018, 2:50 PM 4,916 Views 2 Comments

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
# Daring To Dream
# Daring To Dream

A 'very proud and emotional moment' for O'Brien fuels Ireland's bold belief

May 15th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,429 Views 4 Comments

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
# King Kev
# King Kev

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

Updated May 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 35,056 Views 39 Comments

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'
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

'It will be emotional for a lot of people. I'll keep my sunglasses on to hide a few tears'

May 11th 2018, 6:00 AM 3,625 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Heroes Of The Caribbean
# Heroes Of The Caribbean

'As amateurs we had the chance to do something special in front of millions of people'

Mar 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,021 Views 8 Comments

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
# Finding Form
# Finding Form

O'Brien fights hamstring injury to club half-century and draw Ireland level

Mar 22nd 2017, 12:26 PM 3,064 Views 4 Comments

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'
# 2 Out Of 2
# 2 Out Of 2

Ireland coach Phil Simmons: 'We don't seem to want to make it easy'

Feb 25th 2015, 11:30 PM 5,050 Views 4 Comments

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*
# Great Expectations
# Great Expectations

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

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:54 PM 4,387 Views 3 Comments

*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
# Rewind

Flashback: The day Ireland became the noisy neighbours by beating England at their own game

Feb 11th 2015, 3:58 PM 13,585 Views 18 Comments

Was it really four years ago?

# 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
# CWC15
# CWC15

Can O'Brien repeat his record-breaking century at this World Cup? He's just hoping to do something half as special

Jan 30th 2015, 10:15 PM 4,073 Views 1 Comment

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!'
# The Slog Sweep
# The Slog Sweep

Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'

Jul 24th 2014, 4:24 PM 4,404 Views 3 Comments

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
# The Slog Sweep
# The Slog Sweep

'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party

May 15th 2014, 3:14 PM 6,021 Views 3 Comments

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
# Brothers In Arms
# Brothers In Arms

'We're nearly in a relationship for the next six months!' - Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O'Brien

Apr 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,361 Views 1 Comment

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
# Classy
# Classy

Jordanstown GAA send 'Get Well Soon' card to cruciate victim Kevin O'Brien

Mar 26th 2014, 7:23 PM 6,677 Views 3 Comments

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
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

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

Mar 10th 2014, 5:40 PM 7,049 Views 1 Comment

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
# Tough Blow
# Tough Blow

Cruciate setback rules Dublin footballer Kevin O'Brien out for the season

Feb 14th 2014, 8:25 PM 4,549 Views 5 Comments

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
# Ouch
# Ouch

Dublin's Kevin O'Brien suffers serious knee injury in Sigerson game

Feb 13th 2014, 5:48 PM 5,237 Views 0 Comments

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
# Slice Of The Action
# Slice Of The Action

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

Jan 27th 2014, 11:33 AM 3,180 Views 3 Comments

You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Snapshot: All smiles as Irish cricket team arrive home with some extra luggage
# Champions
# Champions

Snapshot: All smiles as Irish cricket team arrive home with some extra luggage

Dec 15th 2013, 6:54 PM 3,017 Views 7 Comments

That’s a lot of silverware.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 28th 2013, 2:46 PM 1,436 Views 6 Comments

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
# Winning
# Winning

Dublin overcome Meath to claim Leinster SFC title

Jul 14th 2013, 3:47 PM 13,049 Views 72 Comments

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
# One To Watch

Batmen: the new documentary on Irish cricket's giantkillers coming next week

Jun 10th 2013, 2:08 PM 2,036 Views 3 Comments

Set the Sky+ box.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 31 May, 2013

Dublin make 3 changes from league final for Westmeath test
# Team News
# Team News

Dublin make 3 changes from league final for Westmeath test

May 31st 2013, 11:13 AM 2,954 Views 8 Comments

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
# Discipline
# Discipline

GAA President reveals disappointment at the manner in which biting case concludes

Apr 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,474 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

O'Brien named in Dublin team to face Tyrone

Apr 27th 2013, 9:59 AM 1,528 Views 3 Comments

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
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations

Apr 26th 2013, 12:09 PM 10,002 Views 115 Comments

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
# Cricket
# Cricket

Report: Australia toy with Ireland in World Twenty20

Sep 19th 2012, 2:43 PM 591 Views 2 Comments

“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
# World T20
# World T20

Stirling, O'Brien star as Ireland grind out win

Sep 17th 2012, 11:59 AM 446 Views 1 Comment

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
# Howzat?
# Howzat?

Irish quartet top cricket award shortlist

Aug 30th 2012, 10:51 AM 569 Views 0 Comments

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
# Big Hitters
# Big Hitters

Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match

Jul 29th 2012, 1:45 PM 2,827 Views 0 Comments

Is there anything these guys can’t do?

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien
# On The Move
# On The Move

Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien

Jun 10th 2012, 12:01 PM 375 Views 0 Comments

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
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

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

Apr 8th 2012, 11:31 AM 2,639 Views 5 Comments

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

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