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# james-oconnor - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Reds end Brumbies win streak, Crusaders keep up pressure
# Super Rugby Pacific
From The42
# Super Rugby Pacific

Reds end Brumbies win streak, Crusaders keep up pressure

Apr 3rd 2022, 12:10 PM 3,862 Views 0 Comments

The Reds’ convincing 21-7 win in Brisbane drew them level with the Brumbies at the top of the 12-team table.

# james-oconnor - Sunday 13 February, 2022

Ballyhale boss: 'When that ball cut inside in the goal, I was just heartbroken'
# James O'Connor
From The42
# James O'Connor

Ballyhale boss: 'When that ball cut inside in the goal, I was just heartbroken'

Feb 13th 2022, 7:30 AM 11,720 Views 4 Comments

The Kilkenny champions were denied All-Ireland glory in dramatic fashion yesterday.

# james-oconnor - Monday 20 December, 2021

'If you poke the bear enough eventually it will wake' - the fright that sparked Ballyhale to life
# Flying Form
From The42
# Flying Form

'If you poke the bear enough eventually it will wake' - the fright that sparked Ballyhale to life

Dec 20th 2021, 7:05 AM 5,644 Views 2 Comments

Ballyhale Shamrocks almost lost the semi-final, but easily dispatched Clough-Ballacolla in yesterday’s Leinster final.

# james-oconnor - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Ashman's debut try helps Scotland edge Australia
# Joy
From The42
# Joy

Ashman's debut try helps Scotland edge Australia

Nov 7th 2021, 5:16 PM 8,349 Views 6 Comments

They ended the Wallabies’ five-match winning streak.

# james-oconnor - Friday 8 October, 2021

Fianna Fáil TD 'happy' with Taoiseach's commitments over Cork roads and won't be quitting the party
# Fota Finish
# Fota Finish

Fianna Fáil TD 'happy' with Taoiseach's commitments over Cork roads and won't be quitting the party

Oct 8th 2021, 10:50 AM 21,216 Views 62 Comments

James O’Connor says he was “serious” about his threat to quit Fianna Fáil.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Cork TD threatens to quit Fianna Fáil claiming he was 'lied to' over NDP road plans
# Fota Finish
# Fota Finish

Cork TD threatens to quit Fianna Fáil claiming he was 'lied to' over NDP road plans

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 3:21 PM 43,934 Views 50 Comments

James O’Connor has told local radio that “if commitments made to me are not fulfilled” he will consider leaving the party.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Last-gasp O'Connor try sees Reds beat Brumbies in Super Rugby AU final
# Left It Late
From The42
# Left It Late

Last-gasp O'Connor try sees Reds beat Brumbies in Super Rugby AU final

May 8th 2021, 2:03 PM 5,848 Views 4 Comments

A bumper 42,000-strong crowd packed in for a pulsating game at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.

# james-oconnor - Friday 21 August, 2020

Reds hammer the Force as James O'Connor sets new milestone
# Highlights
From The42
# Highlights

Reds hammer the Force as James O'Connor sets new milestone

Aug 21st 2020, 12:52 PM 7,875 Views 1 Comment

Brad Thorn’s side were in superb form as they went on an eight-try rampage.

# james-oconnor - Friday 3 July, 2020

Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:47 PM 4,024 Views 1 Comment

Australian rugby returned with a bang today as the Queensland Reds pipped the NSW Waratahs 32-26.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Meet the youngest member of the new Dáil: 22-year-old student James O'Connor
# Fresh Faced
# Fresh Faced

Meet the youngest member of the new Dáil: 22-year-old student James O'Connor

Feb 11th 2020, 8:30 PM 74,000 Views 52 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD, elected in Cork East, is the youngest member of the 33rd Dáil.

# james-oconnor - Monday 7 October, 2019

Dubliner James O'Connor sacked as Orlando City manager
# Major League Soccer
From The42
# Major League Soccer

Dubliner James O'Connor sacked as Orlando City manager

Oct 7th 2019, 5:58 PM 9,149 Views 5 Comments

The 40-year-old had been in charge of the MLS side since June 2018.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Ex-Ulster man Lealiifano returns to Wallabies team for first time since 2016
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Ex-Ulster man Lealiifano returns to Wallabies team for first time since 2016

Jul 25th 2019, 8:34 AM 4,504 Views 8 Comments

James O’Connor is also set for his first appearance in 2,142 days.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies
# Second Chance
From The42
# Second Chance

'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:43 PM 8,946 Views 1 Comment

Will Genia believes James O’Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal
# Prodigal Son
From The42
# Prodigal Son

James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal

Jul 17th 2019, 10:04 PM 22,758 Views 11 Comments

The 29-year-old is set for a first Wallabies appearance in six years.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

O'Connor edges closer to stunning Wallabies return after Reds move
# Red Alert
From The42
# Red Alert

O'Connor edges closer to stunning Wallabies return after Reds move

Jul 16th 2019, 10:01 AM 8,621 Views 8 Comments

The utility back was released by Sale Sharks earlier this month as he bids to play in the World Cup.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Australia's prodigal son on the verge of a sensational return
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Australia's prodigal son on the verge of a sensational return

Jul 9th 2019, 9:34 AM 12,902 Views 4 Comments

James O’Connor could join Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad six years after a string of off-field incidents saw him exiled.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions
# Heading Home
From The42
# Heading Home

Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:52 PM 12,587 Views 8 Comments

O’Connor is reportedly set to join Queensland Reds as be becomes available for international selection again.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Highly-rated manager James O'Connor heads the Irish interest as new MLS season boasts exciting arrivals
# Ready To Roll
From The42
# Ready To Roll

Highly-rated manager James O'Connor heads the Irish interest as new MLS season boasts exciting arrivals

Feb 28th 2019, 8:35 AM 7,347 Views 1 Comment

24 teams will battle it out this term and there’s a multitude of talking points.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

The ex-Irish underage international who is building quite a coaching reputation in the US
# Faraway Hills
From The42
# Faraway Hills

The ex-Irish underage international who is building quite a coaching reputation in the US

Nov 14th 2017, 6:21 PM 11,579 Views 2 Comments

James O’Connor has brought a USL championship to Louisville City in just his third season in charge.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I think I'd be working in some factory or on a building site if I was still back home'
# American Dream
From The42
# American Dream

'I think I'd be working in some factory or on a building site if I was still back home'

Nov 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 32,259 Views 22 Comments

Dubliner Niall McCabe always wanted to be a professional footballer. It took him a while but he got there in the end, just in a different way.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Sale bring in Australian back O'Connor as marquee signing on three-year deal
# Coup
From The42
# Coup

Sale bring in Australian back O'Connor as marquee signing on three-year deal

Jun 20th 2017, 10:54 AM 7,708 Views 6 Comments

The 27-year-old is returning to the Premiership.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail

Jun 13th 2017, 8:34 PM 17,991 Views 0 Comments

Accused James O’Connor is charged with abduction and is also alleged to have stolen over €8,000 of his father’s pension and credit union savings.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'There's a good lad in there': Cheika hopes James O'Connor will get help after cocaine arrest
# Golden Boy
From The42
# Golden Boy

'There's a good lad in there': Cheika hopes James O'Connor will get help after cocaine arrest

Mar 1st 2017, 9:20 AM 7,062 Views 3 Comments

The Wallabies boss suggests that the talented back should put rugby aside to sort his personal issues out.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Toulon president suggests French rugby has a cocaine problem
# Recreational Use
From The42
# Recreational Use

Toulon president suggests French rugby has a cocaine problem

Feb 28th 2017, 10:38 AM 12,463 Views 20 Comments

Mourad Boudjellal has voiced his concerns after James O’Connor and Ali Williams were arrested in possession of the drug over the weekend.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession
# Busted
From The42
# Busted

Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession

Feb 25th 2017, 11:20 AM 18,585 Views 29 Comments

Williams and O’Connor were arrested in Paris last night.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 27 February, 2016

O'Connor denies heart-attack rumours, set for two-week absence
# Scare
From The42
# Scare

O'Connor denies heart-attack rumours, set for two-week absence

Feb 27th 2016, 7:52 PM 7,194 Views 6 Comments

James O’Connor has insisted he did not have a heart attack after Toulon’s win at Oyonnax but will be out for two weeks.

# james-oconnor - Friday 26 February, 2016

Australian back O'Connor rushed to hospital with mystery illness
# Health Scare
From The42
# Health Scare

Australian back O'Connor rushed to hospital with mystery illness

Feb 26th 2016, 7:54 PM 12,462 Views 14 Comments

Initial reports claimed the 25-year-old had suffered a heart attack but that has not been confirmed.

# james-oconnor - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

James O'Connor is 'the greatest waste of Australian rugby talent'
# Choice Words
From The42
# Choice Words

James O'Connor is 'the greatest waste of Australian rugby talent'

Oct 14th 2015, 7:46 AM 18,942 Views 10 Comments

The winger cut short his Queensland Reds stay and former Wallaby Greg Martin had some choice words for him.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Australian James O'Connor has been released by the Reds for 'personal matters'
# Troubled Star
From The42
# Troubled Star

Australian James O'Connor has been released by the Reds for 'personal matters'

Oct 13th 2015, 1:20 PM 15,582 Views 8 Comments

O’Connor is expected to re-join Toulon.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 4 July, 2015

The search is on for the ridiculously good-looking Kerry barman
# Find The Rogue
From The Daily Edge
# Find The Rogue

The search is on for the ridiculously good-looking Kerry barman

Jul 4th 2015, 5:12 PM 13,953 Views 3 Comments

He’s used his looks as a defence in court.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Giteau and Mitchell named in Australia squad - but there are a couple of big omissions
# Wallabies
From The42
# Wallabies

Giteau and Mitchell named in Australia squad - but there are a couple of big omissions

Jul 2nd 2015, 9:46 AM 8,125 Views 12 Comments

The Wallabies open their Rugby Championship campaign against South Africa on 18 July.

# james-oconnor - Friday 22 May, 2015

James O'Connor's absolute howler cost the Reds dearly this morning
# Nightmare
From The42
# Nightmare

James O'Connor's absolute howler cost the Reds dearly this morning

May 22nd 2015, 1:17 PM 11,386 Views 5 Comments

The Australian franchise’s season took another turn for the worse.

# james-oconnor - Monday 26 January, 2015

After playing at out-half, centre and in the back 3, rugby's most versatile man is going to specialise
# Utility Back
From The42
# Utility Back

After playing at out-half, centre and in the back 3, rugby's most versatile man is going to specialise

Jan 26th 2015, 5:09 PM 11,035 Views 7 Comments

Michael Cheika doesn’t want James O’Connor playing at 10, 12 or 13 anymore.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Springboks to face Nick Mallet-coached World XV this summer
# Dream Team
From The42
# Dream Team

Springboks to face Nick Mallet-coached World XV this summer

Apr 8th 2014, 2:38 PM 5,355 Views 26 Comments

Steffon Armitage, BJ Botha, James O’Connor, Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have all been confirmed to take part.

# james-oconnor - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Barbarians announce star-studded cast for June encounter with England XV
# Baabaas
From The42
# Baabaas

Barbarians announce star-studded cast for June encounter with England XV

Mar 25th 2014, 11:12 AM 13,457 Views 16 Comments

The free-running invitational side have nailed down several big names for their clash at Twickenham.

# james-oconnor - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Toulon sign James O'Connor on one-year deal
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Toulon sign James O'Connor on one-year deal

Feb 6th 2014, 11:41 AM 5,015 Views 6 Comments

The versatile 23-year-old Queenslander will complete the current season with London Irish.

# james-oconnor - Sunday 5 January, 2014

O'Connor tipped for Wallabies World Cup return
# Australia
From The42
# Australia

O'Connor tipped for Wallabies World Cup return

Jan 5th 2014, 3:26 PM 4,508 Views 3 Comments

London Irish coach Brian Smith expects the talented back to make a bid for RWC2015 inclusion.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 4 January, 2014

James O'Connor man of the match in London Irish win
# The Difference
From The42
# The Difference

James O'Connor man of the match in London Irish win

Jan 4th 2014, 5:21 PM 8,030 Views 8 Comments

The controversial Australian star was the key man in the Premiership victory over Worcester.

# james-oconnor - Sunday 22 December, 2013

James O'Connor to join Toulon - report
# Exile
From The42
# Exile

James O'Connor to join Toulon - report

Dec 22nd 2013, 1:17 PM 5,265 Views 3 Comments

The versatile Australian has agreed terms with the wealthy Top 14 club, according to one French newspaper.

# james-oconnor - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Check out this bizarre, wind-assisted boomerang restart by Ian Humphreys
# Windy City
From The42
# Windy City

Check out this bizarre, wind-assisted boomerang restart by Ian Humphreys

Dec 21st 2013, 1:07 PM 6,976 Views 1 Comment

The London Irish out-half was forced to field his own kick-off.

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