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From The42 'Players are in the public spotlight, they have to behave accordingly' Inappropriate

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

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

From The42 'He’s a ledge' - O'Brien's time in Ireland comes to a cruel end Sob

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

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

From The42 Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup Cruel

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

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

From The42 'His last memory now with Leinster will be lifting the trophy' Tullow Tank

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

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

From The42 Emotional O'Brien returning to his best as sun begins to set on Leinster career Big Impact

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

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

From The42 'There's been a few tears shed' - O'Brien hopes to play for Ireland after move Exile

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

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

From The42 Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run Blow

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

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

From The42 Ireland back row Sean O'Brien to join London Irish after World Cup Tullow Tank

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

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 Sob
From The42 Leavy impresses on audition for seven shirt after luckless SOB injury Big Game Player

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.

From The42 'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina No Luck

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

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

From The42 'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack Sob

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

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

From The42 'He's been through a tough time, but it's great to see him back out there' Seánie

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

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

From The42 'Of course I would be pissed off': O'Brien eyes return to Ireland squad Seánie

'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.

From The42 '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.

From The42 'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots' Jackal

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

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

From The42 Sean O'Brien underwent surgery on his shoulder today Tullow Tank

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.

From The42 Leinster rate O'Brien 50-50 for Scarlets, but Henshaw and Conan to train fully ahead of semi-final Injury Update

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.

From The42 'I need those games' - SOB keen on Australia tour after missing Grand Slam Almost There

'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.

From The42 '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.

From The42 Outlook on Henshaw not promising but SOB closes in on Ireland return Injury Update

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

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 Sob

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

The year loved died over and over again.

From The42 Sean O'Brien set for scan after shoulder injury in Lions' draw Unlucky

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

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

From The42 'We're seeing the best of him' - O'Brien making his mark in New Zealand Sob

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

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

From The42 'Sean is a tough but fair player' - O'Brien boost is huge for the Lions Cleared

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

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

From The42 Sean O'Brien cleared to play in third Lions Test as citing is dismissed Tullow Tank

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

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

From The42 Sean O'Brien cited for a swinging arm against the All Blacks In The Dock

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

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

From The42 Warren Gatland was impressed with the 'outstanding' Sean O'Brien Seánie

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

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

From The42 Delayed by a calf strain, Tullow's finest ready to hit Lions tour like a tank Sob

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

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

From The42 'I suppose you’ve more of a license playing with Leinster than at international level' Attack

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

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

From The42 A little moment that underlines Peter O'Mahony's leadership credentials Leader

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

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

From The42 O'Brien happy with the 'dirty work' as he looks to hit his peak for Ireland Tullow Tank

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

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

From The42 'If the shoe was on the other foot I'd probably be a bit peeved too' Sob

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

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

From The42 'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again Back In Action

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

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

From The42 Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed Ruck Stats

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

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

From The42 Ireland likely to ring the changes as POM and SOB return for Canada Next Job

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

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

From The42 Sean O'Brien will 'definitely' be back for Leinster before the Pro12 play-offs Notorious Sob

Sean O'Brien will 'definitely' be back for Leinster before the Pro12 play-offs

O’Brien may not be fit enough to face Ulster this weekend, but Jonathan Sexton will be back in Leinster’s number 10 shirt.

The lovely moment a girl asked the man who raised her to adopt her is going viral on Facebook Sob

The lovely moment a girl asked the man who raised her to adopt her is going viral on Facebook

It’s even caught Ellen DeGeneres’ attention.

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