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SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
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SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent

Jun 20th 2021, 9:47 AM 19,886 Views 9 Comments

Leinster senior debutants Jamie Osborne, Marcus Hanan, and Tim Corkery are the most recent evidence.

Exeter confirm the signing of centre Sean O'Brien from Connacht
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# Irish Abroad

Exeter confirm the signing of centre Sean O'Brien from Connacht

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:04 AM 22,955 Views 20 Comments

The 23-year-old had impressed for the western province in recent times.

'Players are in the public spotlight, they have to behave accordingly'
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'Players are in the public spotlight, they have to behave accordingly'

Jul 20th 2019, 7:30 AM 19,850 Views 35 Comments

Ireland international Sean O’Brien was sanctioned by the IRFU last month for inappropriate behaviour.

'He’s a ledge' - O'Brien's time in Ireland comes to a cruel end
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'He’s a ledge' - O'Brien's time in Ireland comes to a cruel end

May 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 12,088 Views 9 Comments

The 32-year-old back row was ruled out of the World Cup due to a hip injury.

Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup
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Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup

May 26th 2019, 3:09 PM 52,356 Views 87 Comments

The 32-year-old will undergo hip surgery and miss six months of action.

'His last memory now with Leinster will be lifting the trophy'
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'His last memory now with Leinster will be lifting the trophy'

May 25th 2019, 10:27 PM 19,193 Views 14 Comments

Leinster captain Johnny Sexton handed the Pro14 trophy to Sean O’Brien in Glasgow.

Emotional O'Brien returning to his best as sun begins to set on Leinster career
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# Big Impact

Emotional O'Brien returning to his best as sun begins to set on Leinster career

Apr 21st 2019, 9:00 PM 23,526 Views 13 Comments

Leo Cullen hailed the flanker’s ‘exceptional’ contribution against Toulouse.

'There's been a few tears shed' - O'Brien hopes to play for Ireland after move
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'There's been a few tears shed' - O'Brien hopes to play for Ireland after move

Feb 19th 2019, 2:34 PM 27,892 Views 86 Comments

The 32-year-old will join London Irish after this year’s World Cup.

Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run
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Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run

Feb 8th 2019, 3:49 PM 17,055 Views 31 Comments

Meanwhile, Munster boss Johann van Graan is with Ireland in Edinburgh.

Ireland back row Sean O'Brien to join London Irish after World Cup
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Ireland back row Sean O'Brien to join London Irish after World Cup

Feb 8th 2019, 11:40 AM 57,218 Views 163 Comments

The deal could be officially announced as early as next week.

From news reports to church hymns: Here's what makes Irish people cry at Christmas
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From news reports to church hymns: Here's what makes Irish people cry at Christmas

Dec 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 1,993 Views 0 Comments

‘Yep, I’m crying again.’

Leavy impresses on audition for seven shirt after luckless SOB injury
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# Big Game Player

Leavy impresses on audition for seven shirt after luckless SOB injury

Nov 10th 2018, 10:29 PM 13,227 Views 20 Comments

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

'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina
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'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina

Nov 10th 2018, 8:44 PM 22,066 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old suffered the injury in the first half at the Aviva Stadium.

'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack
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'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack

Nov 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 11,263 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old Tullow man is back in Ireland’s seven shirt after a year-long absence.

'He's been through a tough time, but it's great to see him back out there'
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'He's been through a tough time, but it's great to see him back out there'

Nov 8th 2018, 5:33 PM 7,680 Views 11 Comments

Seán O’Brien is back and ready to win his 52nd cap for Ireland this weekend, 12 months after his last.

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

Oct 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,647 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:45 AM 18,249 Views 19 Comments

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

'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots'
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# Jackal

'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots'

Aug 29th 2018, 12:00 PM 33,707 Views 15 Comments

Sean O’Brien is making his way back from a shoulder injury and wants jackaling players to be protected.

Sean O'Brien underwent surgery on his shoulder today
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Sean O'Brien underwent surgery on his shoulder today

Apr 20th 2018, 2:19 PM 17,721 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 16th 2018, 1:23 PM 7,621 Views 50 Comments

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.

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

Updated Apr 5th 2018, 7:47 AM 15,181 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Mar 9th 2018, 10:35 PM 16,291 Views 16 Comments

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

Outlook on Henshaw not promising but SOB closes in on Ireland return
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Outlook on Henshaw not promising but SOB closes in on Ireland return

Feb 10th 2018, 6:15 PM 20,751 Views 18 Comments

Joe Schmidt says Ireland are ‘hopeful’ that Tadhg Furlong will be fit to face Wales.

8 celebrity splits in 2017 that I refuse to come to terms with
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8 celebrity splits in 2017 that I refuse to come to terms with

Dec 19th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,518 Views 0 Comments

The year loved died over and over again.

Sean O'Brien belting out Westlife on the Lions tour just sums up Irish people on holiday
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# After Sesh

Sean O'Brien belting out Westlife on the Lions tour just sums up Irish people on holiday

Jul 10th 2017, 8:34 AM 6,844 Views 1 Comment

Because it has to be done.

Sean O'Brien set for scan after shoulder injury in Lions' draw
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# Unlucky

Sean O'Brien set for scan after shoulder injury in Lions' draw

Jul 8th 2017, 3:14 PM 12,947 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Warren Gatland confirmed that Alun Wyn Jones passed his HIA.

'We're seeing the best of him' - O'Brien making his mark in New Zealand
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'We're seeing the best of him' - O'Brien making his mark in New Zealand

Jul 6th 2017, 10:13 PM 15,715 Views 9 Comments

All Blacks openside Sam Cane has big respect for the Irishman.

'Sean is a tough but fair player' - O'Brien boost is huge for the Lions
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'Sean is a tough but fair player' - O'Brien boost is huge for the Lions

Jul 2nd 2017, 2:05 PM 15,465 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland openside will now prepare to perform on the biggest stage for the Lions.

Sean O'Brien cleared to play in third Lions Test as citing is dismissed
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Sean O'Brien cleared to play in third Lions Test as citing is dismissed

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:59 PM 38,520 Views 33 Comments

The Ireland flanker’s hearing in Wellington lasted almost three hours.

Sean O'Brien cited for a swinging arm against the All Blacks
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# In The Dock

Sean O'Brien cited for a swinging arm against the All Blacks

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:56 AM 28,630 Views 52 Comments

The Lions openside could now miss the third and decisive Test in Auckland.

Warren Gatland was impressed with the 'outstanding' Sean O'Brien
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Warren Gatland was impressed with the 'outstanding' Sean O'Brien

Jun 10th 2017, 4:15 PM 19,189 Views 41 Comments

Peter O’Mahony also made a big impression in the back row.

Delayed by a calf strain, Tullow's finest ready to hit Lions tour like a tank
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Delayed by a calf strain, Tullow's finest ready to hit Lions tour like a tank

Jun 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 23,173 Views 28 Comments

Sean O’Brien has a big opportunity against the Crusaders on Saturday.

'I suppose you’ve more of a license playing with Leinster than at international level'
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'I suppose you’ve more of a license playing with Leinster than at international level'

Apr 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 20,744 Views 21 Comments

Sean O’Brien is enjoying Leinster’s brand of rugby under Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster.

A little moment that underlines Peter O'Mahony's leadership credentials
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A little moment that underlines Peter O'Mahony's leadership credentials

Mar 23rd 2017, 4:55 PM 61,730 Views 59 Comments

The Munster back row is a strong candidate to be the next Ireland captain.

O'Brien happy with the 'dirty work' as he looks to hit his peak for Ireland
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O'Brien happy with the 'dirty work' as he looks to hit his peak for Ireland

Mar 10th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,959 Views 2 Comments

The 30-year-old openside has been steadily growing in form in the Six Nations.

'If the shoe was on the other foot I'd probably be a bit peeved too'
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'If the shoe was on the other foot I'd probably be a bit peeved too'

Feb 2nd 2017, 7:10 PM 16,858 Views 8 Comments

Sean O’Brien has got the number seven jersey back and he wants to do it justice this weekend.

'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again
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'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again

Dec 8th 2016, 12:36 PM 8,188 Views 4 Comments

After the frustration of being kept away from the Wallabies, the Tullow Tank is revved up and ready to go again.

Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed
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Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:20 PM 10,631 Views 9 Comments

Devin Toner set a new benchmark with a huge 47 ruck contributions last weekend.

Ireland likely to ring the changes as POM and SOB return for Canada
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Ireland likely to ring the changes as POM and SOB return for Canada

Nov 9th 2016, 6:20 AM 8,814 Views 10 Comments

The likes of Luke McGrath, Niyi Adeolokun and Billy Holland could make their debuts.

This girl tweeted that nobody showed up to her nana's art show and it was heartbreaking
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# Magdalene

This girl tweeted that nobody showed up to her nana's art show and it was heartbreaking

May 6th 2016, 9:56 PM 11,075 Views 7 Comments

She’s the new Papaw.

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