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The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out
# Done Deal
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# Done Deal

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out

May 28th 2020, 3:31 PM 10,710 Views 21 Comments

Sean O’Brien’s ‘Fuel’ will be published on 29 October.

Sean O'Brien in line for London Irish debut after 10 months out
# Premiership
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# Premiership

Sean O'Brien in line for London Irish debut after 10 months out

Mar 5th 2020, 1:11 PM 16,873 Views 42 Comments

Springbok lock Lood de Jager will also make his Sale debut in the match.

Adaptable Ward another welcome tank out of Tullow
# Carlow Rising
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# Carlow Rising

Adaptable Ward another welcome tank out of Tullow

Feb 19th 2020, 6:32 AM 8,226 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland U20 prop is willing to switch to either side of the scrum.

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

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

May 26th 2019, 3:09 PM 52,348 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'
# Tullow Tank
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# Tullow Tank

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

May 25th 2019, 10:27 PM 19,183 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 2:34 PM 27,886 Views 86 Comments

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

'One of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make': London Irish confirm Sean O'Brien signing
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# Exile

'One of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make': London Irish confirm Sean O'Brien signing

Feb 11th 2019, 4:07 PM 41,657 Views 63 Comments

The Tullow Tank has agreed to join London Irish from December.

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

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

Feb 8th 2019, 11:40 AM 57,213 Views 163 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 11,243 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

May 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 12,679 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Sean O'Brien underwent surgery on his shoulder today

Apr 20th 2018, 2:19 PM 17,719 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2018, 10:33 PM 17,339 Views 21 Comments

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

All-action Sean O'Brien all set for November while Leinster aim to cap excellent opening
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# Primed

All-action Sean O'Brien all set for November while Leinster aim to cap excellent opening

Oct 30th 2017, 4:28 AM 6,717 Views 4 Comments

The Tullow Tank says he’s ‘fit as a fiddle’ after an excellent 80-minute display to bridge a month long absence.

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 6,837 Views 1 Comment

Because it has to be done.

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

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:59 PM 38,512 Views 33 Comments

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

'It doesn't take a lot to get that kid going': Jamie Heaslip sheds light on Seán O'Brien's resurgence
# Heavy Artillery
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# Heavy Artillery

'It doesn't take a lot to get that kid going': Jamie Heaslip sheds light on Seán O'Brien's resurgence

Jul 1st 2017, 2:32 PM 15,250 Views 3 Comments

Heaslip suggested the Lions players would head out tonight, “but they won’t be going OUT out.”

'I know the New Zealand back row hugely respect Sean O'Brien'
# Tullow Tank
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# Tullow Tank

'I know the New Zealand back row hugely respect Sean O'Brien'

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,030 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland and his Lions coaches expect a big impact from the Leinster openside.

'A bit of a cuddle' just the trick to put Sexton back on top form, says Sean O'Brien
# Hug It Out
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# Hug It Out

'A bit of a cuddle' just the trick to put Sexton back on top form, says Sean O'Brien

Jun 16th 2017, 1:43 PM 11,698 Views 9 Comments

The Tullow Tank also rubbished the notion that there is an ‘aura’ of invincibility to the World Champion All Blacks.

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

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

Jun 10th 2017, 4:15 PM 19,185 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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# Sob

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

Jun 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 23,170 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 10th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,956 Views 2 Comments

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

Leinster expect O'Brien back next weekend, but planning without Cronin
# Tale Of Two Seans
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# Tale Of Two Seans

Leinster expect O'Brien back next weekend, but planning without Cronin

Jan 12th 2017, 1:46 PM 6,700 Views 21 Comments

A tight calf caused Leo Cullen to keep the Tullow Tank out of the Montpellier firing line.

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

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

Dec 8th 2016, 12:36 PM 8,186 Views 4 Comments

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

'It's a fickle industry': Sean O'Brien putting building blocks in place for life after rugby
# Forward Thinking
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# Forward Thinking

'It's a fickle industry': Sean O'Brien putting building blocks in place for life after rugby

Nov 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 14,454 Views 5 Comments

Here’s hoping the Tullow Tank has more than a few years left wearing his scrum-cap.

Jerome Kaino surprised 'spearhead' Sean O'Brien not involved with Ireland
# Notorious Sob
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# Notorious Sob

Jerome Kaino surprised 'spearhead' Sean O'Brien not involved with Ireland

Oct 31st 2016, 7:55 PM 15,048 Views 12 Comments

The Tullow Tank’s reputation precedes him.

Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier
# On Your 6
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# On Your 6

Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier

Oct 21st 2016, 12:12 PM 7,563 Views 37 Comments

The return of Jonathan Sexton and Mike McCarthy completes a triple boost for the eastern province.

Sean O'Brien never feared for his career during ongoing layoff with hamstring injury
# Tullow Tank
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# Tullow Tank

Sean O'Brien never feared for his career during ongoing layoff with hamstring injury

Sep 28th 2016, 4:26 PM 9,181 Views 20 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is approaching the end of a long road to recovery.

Sean O'Brien set for surgery and facing 'considerable period' on the sidelines
# Hamstrung
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# Hamstrung

Sean O'Brien set for surgery and facing 'considerable period' on the sidelines

May 19th 2016, 1:48 PM 11,491 Views 29 Comments

The Tullow Tank suffered a massive setback in his rehab in the last weekend of the regular season and will miss Ireland’s tour to South Africa.

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

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

Apr 25th 2016, 1:38 PM 4,643 Views 3 Comments

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

Sean O'Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt
# Too Soon
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# Too Soon

Sean O'Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt

Mar 24th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,638 Views 16 Comments

The Leinster flanker hopes to return from his ripped hamstring tendon in a month’s time.

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on
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# Mag 7

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on

Jan 18th 2016, 4:28 PM 9,036 Views 28 Comments

The flanker is not often spoken of as captaincy material, but would jump at the chance if it was offered.

O'Brien's display against Munster bodes well for Joe Schmidt's Ireland
# Tullow Tank
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# Tullow Tank

O'Brien's display against Munster bodes well for Joe Schmidt's Ireland

Dec 29th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,562 Views 20 Comments

The 28-year-old was excellent on his return from an inner-ear issue.

Sean O'Brien seeing a specialist today in the hope of clearing up inner ear issue
# Vestibular Impairment
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# Vestibular Impairment

Sean O'Brien seeing a specialist today in the hope of clearing up inner ear issue

Dec 8th 2015, 2:12 PM 5,971 Views 5 Comments

The Tullow Tank’s unusual injury has persisted and a poor prognosis could impact Joe Schmidt’s plans for the Six Nations.

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

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

Nov 20th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,374 Views 17 Comments

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

Small print to be read on O'Brien decision, but Ireland unlikely to appeal
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# Free Seanie

Small print to be read on O'Brien decision, but Ireland unlikely to appeal

Oct 14th 2015, 3:09 PM 10,243 Views 8 Comments

The Tullow man will have a watching brief in the Millennium Stadium this weekend.

8 Irish rugby players who went above and beyond in World Cup ads
# Heroes
# Heroes

8 Irish rugby players who went above and beyond in World Cup ads

Oct 14th 2015, 2:45 PM 6,829 Views 3 Comments

Come on Ireland!

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

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

Oct 13th 2015, 8:54 PM 50,884 Views 128 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 7th 2015, 8:00 AM 25,876 Views 41 Comments

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

Forget Ian Madigan -- Irish women are now asking Sean O'Brien out on Twitter
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# Tullow Tank

Forget Ian Madigan -- Irish women are now asking Sean O'Brien out on Twitter

Oct 1st 2015, 7:36 AM 7,909 Views 0 Comments

Twitter = the new Tinder.

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

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

Sep 17th 2015, 7:45 AM 5,941 Views 6 Comments

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

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