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#Sean O'Brien

# sean-obrien - Friday 27 November, 2015

'It happens every year, it's just the reality but we want to retain the best players we have'

Leo Cullen on the ‘tedious’ period of contract talks.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Sean O'Brien wants to remain at Leinster but admits lure of 'attractive' offers from abroad

The Ireland flanker is happy at the province but accepts big-money offers from abroad are difficult to turn away.

# sean-obrien - Friday 20 November, 2015

Schools players have advantage over clubs, says SOB, but not because of old boys' network

The Leinster back row says more training time and better coaching pushes schools players on faster.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Leinster's fullback problems persist as Nacewa and Kearney sit out training

Cian Healy looks scooter-tastic though.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash

Three of the province’s players suffered head injuries against Wasps.

# sean-obrien - Friday 13 November, 2015

Cullen's demands mean no hiding places as SOB recognises Leinster's raised standards

Sean O’Brien believes Leinster’s training standards slipped under Matt O’Connor

'Part of me regrets it and part of me doesn't' - Sean O'Brien on the Papé punch

The Ireland flanker says Joe Schmidt ‘didn’t go crazy’ with him over the incident and subsequent ban.

# sean-obrien - Friday 30 October, 2015

A 2-time Super Bowl winner has named 3 Irish rugby players in his fantasy NFL/RWC team

Osi Umenyiora is also the NFL’s London ambassador.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 18 October, 2015

This photograph is officially cursed

Ah lads.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 15 October, 2015

French hunt for O'Brien ban tougher to take than the Tullow Tank's swinging arm

Pascal Pape is an instigator, he got exactly the reaction he wanted from O’Brien, just not from the referee.

Ireland confirm that Paul O'Connell will return to the camp for Sunday's quarter-final

O’Connell will rejoin the squad after his surgery.

Sean O'Brien: 'I'm embarrassed by punch on Pape'

A report of the disciplinary hearing was released by World Rugby.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Sean O'Brien handed one-week ban for Papé punch, will miss Argentina clash

The Tullow Tank will be hoping to fight for his place again if Ireland reach the semi-final.

# sean-obrien - Monday 12 October, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Irish boxer qualifies for Rio, O'Brien cited and today's sport

Yesterday’s World Cup win over France has come at a cost for Ireland.

France coach Saint-André is not happy about SOB's 'attack' on Papé

The Ireland back row struck the France lock early in yesterday’s game.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'It's not a closed fist' - Schmidt hopeful SOB will avoid World Cup ban

The Ireland openside lashed out at Pascal Papé in the first half at the Millennium Stadium.

Sean O'Brien utterly brilliant to push Schmidt's Ireland to top of Pool D

The Tullow Tank was massively effective for Ireland in the Millennium Stadium.

Sean O'Brien likely to be cited after blatant punch

Replays showed the Irish star punching his opponent off the ball.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

'We got a rude awakening on the physicality side of things' - Sean O'Brien

The Ireland flanker is ready for Sunday’s clash with France — “a far more dangerous side”.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Analysis: SOB's lack of reward and the rest of Ireland's rucks against Italy

We’ve taken a look at every single ruck Ireland were involved in against the Italians last weekend.

'I think it's really started now' - O'Brien says Ireland are into World Cup mode

Ireland’s openside flanker was happy with the defensive effort against Italy.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Forget Ian Madigan -- Irish women are now asking Sean O'Brien out on Twitter Tullow Tank

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

We'll Leave it There So: Mayo football 'in crisis,' GAA club loses thousands and all today's sport

Meanwhile, there was good news for Keith Earls and Rob Kearney today.

That's just showing off! Cian Healy deadlifted 220kg+ for the cameras in training today

The Irish squad were at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford today.

# sean-obrien - Friday 25 September, 2015

'None of it counts without that decent selfie' - Sean O'Brien on what matters most Beefing Up This post contains videos

'None of it counts without that decent selfie' - Sean O'Brien on what matters most

The Tullow Tank is rolling bales of hay in a new ad.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 24 September, 2015

MC Sean O'Brien keeping Ireland entertained as London trip looms

Conor Murray explains how the players have kept busy off the pitch this week.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Sean O'Brien hungry to dominate the rucks for Ireland at the World Cup

The Tullow man sat down with The42 to discuss the growth of his game around the breakdown.

Your daily dose of Sean O'Brien being a savage has arrived

“I could do this all day, lads!”

# sean-obrien - Thursday 3 September, 2015

We'll Leave it There So: O'Brien back for Ireland, Blow for Dublin and all today's sport

Meanwhile, five players have been cut from Martin O’Neill’s Irish squad.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

SOB: 'It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that'

The Ireland and Leinster back row says his professionalism has totally changed since the 2011 World Cup.

# sean-obrien - Monday 17 August, 2015

Sean O'Brien was an absolute beast at the breakdown against Scotland

These four turnovers from the Ireland captain showed his quality on the deck.

# sean-obrien - Friday 14 August, 2015

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time Sob

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien is at number eight for tomorrow’s clash with Scotland.

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'

Sean O’Brien says the Ireland prop as maintained a positive attitude during rehab.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht

The Samoan and his team are regrouping for another shot at the same targets.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Summer's over: Here's how your favourite Irish rugby stars spent their holidays

Jackson and Henderson went to the woods, Heaslip acted out some Will Smith lyrics and everybody broke their diet plan wide open.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

7s interest on the rise as Kilkenny-hosted event continues to grow

Marble City Sevens founder James Blanchfield tells us about the growth of the tournament.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 'Dancing Man' who was body-shamed online finally got his party Dance Free

The 'Dancing Man' who was body-shamed online finally got his party

People can be nice, you know.

# sean-obrien - Friday 15 May, 2015

Pressure off, O'Brien feels Leinster can 'go out and just play' this weekend

Carlow’s finest back row highlighted the excellent work IRUPA are doing for players in Ireland.

# sean-obrien - Friday 24 April, 2015

Schmidt and IRFU answer 'grossly inaccurate' O'Connor criticisms of player management

David Nucifora and Joe Schmidt have underlined the value of Ireland’s player management system.

# sean-obrien - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Analysis: Was Sean O'Brien justified in calling Armitage 'completely illegal'?

We’ve broken down the Leinster and Toulon opensides’ turnovers on Sunday in Marseille.