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Dublin: 4 °C Wednesday 21 November, 2018

#Sean O'Brien

# sean-obrien - Monday 19 November, 2018

Sean O'Brien faces at least eight weeks out while Henshaw looks at six-week absence

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen provided an injury update ahead of Friday’s Pro14 clash against Ospreys.

# sean-obrien - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Leavy impresses on audition for seven shirt after luckless SOB injury

O’Brien’s first-half broken arm opened the door for his Leinster team-mate to shine.

# sean-obrien - Friday 9 November, 2018

Sean O'Brien and his 'contagious confidence' back to boost Ireland

O’Brien’s stubborn streak was key in his return to fitness, says Joe Schmidt.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Joe Schmidt's Ireland: Increasingly big in New Zealand

The Kiwis have become more and more curious about Irish rugby in the past few years.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

'Of course I would be pissed off': O'Brien eyes return to Ireland squad

The Leinster flanker is set to feature in his fifth straight game this weekend, as he continues to build up his fitness.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'When I'm as fit as I can be and in as good form as I can be, I back myself to play' Sob

'When I'm as fit as I can be and in as good form as I can be, I back myself to play'

After making his long-awaited comeback in Galway, Sean O’Brien is relishing the prospect of a first start in five months against Munster.

# sean-obrien - Monday 1 October, 2018

Leinster hail impact of contact skills coach Hogan after shutting down Connacht

“The work in contact areas is huge, ultimately it decides the game more often than not.”

# sean-obrien - Friday 28 September, 2018

Sean O'Brien back on Leinster bench as Heffernan captains Connacht

Johnny Sexton leads a Leinster line-up selected with revenge in mind.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'There is an edge to Sean in everything he does': Leinster excited to have O'Brien back in harness

The Carlow man has been sidelined for five months after picking up a shoulder injury in a home loss to Benetton.

# sean-obrien - Monday 17 September, 2018

'It's great to have him back' - Leavy returns to full fitness for Leinster

Sean O’Brien and Ciarán Frawley are still unavailable for selection.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Sean O'Brien and JVDF expected back before Leinster open European defence

Dan Leavy is also due back in time for the Champions Cup after a bruising campaign in which he won everything on offer.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I'm going to get very greedy next year': World Cup and everything in between the target for Sean O'Brien

The back row is having to busy himself with rehab and racing before approaching a comeback in the new season.

# sean-obrien - Monday 23 April, 2018

O'Brien vows to return 'a new man', as Leinster deny flanker was rushed back

The flanker has turned his attention to getting fit for the 2018/19 season.

# sean-obrien - Friday 20 April, 2018

Sean O'Brien underwent surgery on his shoulder today

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen revealed that the flanker required a procedure on the issue this morning.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Lowe and McGrath set to miss out as Henshaw makes Leinster return

Isa Nacewa looks likely to shift to the wing as Henshaw comes into the midfield.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Sean O'Brien set to miss out on Leinster's semi-final clash with Scarlets

The back row may even require surgery on his shoulder injury.

# sean-obrien - Monday 16 April, 2018

Leinster rate O'Brien 50-50 for Scarlets, but Henshaw and Conan to train fully ahead of semi-final

Luke McGrath also remains a major doubt for Leinster and so Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster could be forced to drop James Lowe or Scott Fardy.

# sean-obrien - Saturday 14 April, 2018

O'Brien 'a little bit sore around his shoulder' after injury comeback lasts 40 minutes

The flanker was replaced at half-time of Leinster’s shock defeat to Benetton this evening.

# sean-obrien - Friday 13 April, 2018

O'Brien return 'a great boost' but McGrath remains 'touch and go' for Scarlets

Leo Cullen has again rotated his squad for tomorrow’s visit of Benetton with all eyes on the Champions Cup semi-final.

O'Brien and Larmour back to start for Leinster in huge boost ahead of Scarlets

Leo Cullen’s side face Benetton Treviso at the RDS tomorrow evening.

# sean-obrien - Friday 6 April, 2018

McGrath in a boot as scrum-half faces race to be fit for Champions Cup semi-final

There is also continued uncertainty over Sean O’Brien’s return.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'I need those games' - SOB keen on Australia tour after missing Grand Slam

The 31-year-old expects to return for Leinster next week against Benetton.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Last week he did everything he could': O'Brien came close to facing Saracens, Henshaw beating a path to Scarlets

Both Ireland internationals are making their way back from shoulder injuries.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Leinster hope to have Larmour and Conan in full training before Scarlets semi-final clash

However, the number eight isn’t expected to take a full part in training until the week of the European fixture.

# sean-obrien - Friday 23 March, 2018

Leinster's injured trio could return for Champions Cup showdown with Saracens

Luke McGrath, Rhys Ruddock and Sean O’Brien are all nearing returns.

# sean-obrien - Friday 9 March, 2018

'There's no long-lasting damage I'm aware of': Cullen hopeful on Sean O'Brien's shoulder injury Sob

'There's no long-lasting damage I'm aware of': Cullen hopeful on Sean O'Brien's shoulder injury

‘Bang on the shoulder’ forced Sean O’Brien off after just 27 minutes of his comeback.

Sean O'Brien's comeback cruelly cut short by injury as Leinster held by Scarlets

Tadhg Beirne wins vital penalty at the death to allow hosts escape with a draw.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 8 March, 2018

O'Brien returns from injury to captain Leinster for tomorrow's clash with Scarlets

O’Brien will win his 115th cap for the province.

# sean-obrien - Friday 2 March, 2018

'As your stereotypical ginger Irish man, walking out into 30 degree heat is dangerous stuff'

Connacht’s Sean O’Brien says the squad are acclimatising well to conditions ahead of Saturday’s game in South Africa.

# sean-obrien - Monday 26 February, 2018

Sean O'Brien making strides towards recovery, but Scarlets trip will come too soon

The flanker has not played since December, but is back in non-contact training with Leinster.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'We are dying to see him back': Hip issue continues to keep O'Brien sidelined

The flanker hasn’t played since early December but Leinster say he is nearing a return.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 1 February, 2018

6 changes for Tipp hurlers for Waterford game as footballers hand out debut at full-back

Both Premier sides are at home this weekend.

Toner locked out again and more talking points from Ireland's XV to kick off Six Nations

Luke McGrath and Fergus McFadden have benefitted from Leinster’s imperious form to earn a place among the replacements.

# sean-obrien - Friday 12 January, 2018

Sean O'Brien a doubt for Six Nations following hip operation

The Leinster flanker has suffered a setback in his comeback from the injury.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

'It's an exciting time. We've a good squad and everyone's on the same page'

Sean O’Brien continues to rehab a ‘funny’ hip problem but is looking forward to a big couple of weeks with Leinster.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Connacht extend Sean O'Brien's contract until 2020

The powerful, versatile Galwegian is currently sidelined with a shoulder problem.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'It's five years since I played in Croke Park, both are incredible'

The former inter-county hurler gave a glimpse of his international quality on his Test debut against South Africa.

# sean-obrien - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Ireland 'flattered' by record win against South Africa -- Schmidt

The Kiwi stresses that Ireland would be naive to think themselves 35 points better than the Springboks.

Conway and Stockdale on the mark as Ireland cruise to win over sorry Springboks

Joe Schmidt’s side opened their November campaign with a comfortable four-try win over the ‘Boks.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Sean O'Brien is on the shortlist for IRPA Try of the Year Pick Of The Bunch This post contains videos

Sean O'Brien is on the shortlist for IRPA Try of the Year

Tuculet, O’Brien, Woodman and Aprasidze will do battle for this year’s award.

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