This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 26 March, 2019

#Sean O'Brien

# 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.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'You can't say anything to that man' - Sean O'Brien on Wayne Barnes

The Tullow Tank felt Steffon Armitage’s breakdown efforts were ‘completely illegal’.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Extra-time heartbreak for Leinster as Habana try wins it for Toulon

Bryan Habana intercepted an Ian Madigan pass to send Toulon on to face Clermont in the final.

Leinster fans' confidence will soar after watching these clips of Sean O'Brien on the rampage

Leinster need a big performance from their openside today.

# sean-obrien - Friday 10 April, 2015

Leinster opt to omit O'Brien and front-liners for Pro12 clash with Dragons

The likes of Sean O’Brien, Ian Madigan, Cian Healy and Rob Kearney are absent.

# sean-obrien - Saturday 4 April, 2015

As it happened: Leinster v Bath, Champions Cup quarter-final

Peter Stringer was back on Lansdowne Road hoping to force Leinster out of Europe.

# sean-obrien - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Returning SOB and Six Nations champions boost O'Connor's Leinster

The Australian head coach says the likes of Jamie Heaslip have brought a ‘very positive vibe’ back with them.

# sean-obrien - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Leinster have added two wrecking balls to their Champions Cup squad

Connacht have brought two new faces into their Challenge Cup playing group.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 22 March, 2015

'I felt strong again' - The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best Sob

'I felt strong again' - The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best

Sean O’Brien was man of the match as Ireland secured a second consecutive Six Nations title.

# sean-obrien - Monday 16 March, 2015

Three Irish players make the cut in The42's Six Nations Team of the Week

Wales lead the way with six after they derailed Ireland’s Grand Slam bid in Cardiff.

# sean-obrien - Monday 9 March, 2015

Sexton on track to recover for Wales while Heaslip back in full training

Ireland are ‘very happy’ with the out-half’s progress after a hamstring injury.

# sean-obrien - Monday 2 March, 2015

Analysis: What the hell was Sean O'Brien doing to the England maul?

There was an odd incident in the 22nd minute of play yesterday in Dublin.

# sean-obrien - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Sean O'Brien's day ends early as heavy knock causes him to wobble and fall over Head Injury This post contains videos

Sean O'Brien's day ends early as heavy knock causes him to wobble and fall over

The Ireland flanker was taken off with a suspected concussion in the first half.