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# sob - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Ex-Ireland back row Sean O'Brien's plan to return for Tullow denied
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

Ex-Ireland back row Sean O'Brien's plan to return for Tullow denied

Sep 14th 2022, 6:02 PM 24,964 Views 12 Comments

The 35-year-old was hoping to star for his home team in junior club rugby.

# sob - Sunday 20 June, 2021

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

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

Jun 20th 2021, 9:47 AM 20,104 Views 9 Comments

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

# sob - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Exeter confirm the signing of centre Sean O'Brien from Connacht
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:04 AM 23,159 Views 20 Comments

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

# sob - Saturday 20 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 20th 2019, 7:30 AM 19,900 Views 35 Comments

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

# sob - Monday 27 May, 2019

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

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

May 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 12,110 Views 9 Comments

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

# sob - Sunday 26 May, 2019

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

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

May 26th 2019, 3:09 PM 52,428 Views 87 Comments

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

# sob - Saturday 25 May, 2019

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

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

May 25th 2019, 10:27 PM 19,233 Views 14 Comments

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

# sob - Sunday 21 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 21st 2019, 9:00 PM 23,558 Views 13 Comments

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

# sob - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 2:34 PM 27,933 Views 86 Comments

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

# sob - Friday 8 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 8th 2019, 3:49 PM 17,080 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
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

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

Feb 8th 2019, 11:40 AM 57,284 Views 163 Comments

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

# sob - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From news reports to church hymns: Here's what makes Irish people cry at Christmas
# Sob
From The Daily Edge
# Sob

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

Dec 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 2,003 Views 0 Comments

‘Yep, I’m crying again.’

# sob - Saturday 10 November, 2018

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

Leavy impresses on audition for seven shirt after luckless SOB injury

Nov 10th 2018, 10:29 PM 13,245 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
# No Luck
From The42
# No Luck

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

Nov 10th 2018, 8:44 PM 22,108 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
# Sob
From The42
# Sob

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

Nov 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 11,319 Views 15 Comments

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

# sob - Thursday 8 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 8th 2018, 5:33 PM 7,701 Views 11 Comments

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

# sob - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,667 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.

# sob - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'When I'm as fit as I can be and in as good form as I can be, I back myself to play'
# Sob
From The42
# Sob

'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 18,269 Views 17 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.

# sob - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 29th 2018, 12:00 PM 33,732 Views 15 Comments

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

# sob - Friday 20 April, 2018

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

Sean O'Brien underwent surgery on his shoulder today

Apr 20th 2018, 2:19 PM 17,763 Views 32 Comments

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

# sob - Monday 16 April, 2018

Leinster rate O'Brien 50-50 for Scarlets, but Henshaw and Conan to train fully ahead of semi-final
# Injury Update
From The42
# 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 7,644 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.

# sob - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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

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

Updated Apr 5th 2018, 7:47 AM 15,244 Views 42 Comments

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

# sob - Friday 9 March, 2018

'There's no long-lasting damage I'm aware of': Cullen hopeful on Sean O'Brien's shoulder injury
# Sob
From The42
# Sob

'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 16,312 Views 16 Comments

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

# sob - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 6:15 PM 20,772 Views 18 Comments

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

# sob - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

8 celebrity splits in 2017 that I refuse to come to terms with
# Sob
From The Daily Edge
# Sob

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

Dec 19th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,533 Views 0 Comments

The year loved died over and over again.

# sob - Monday 10 July, 2017

Sean O'Brien belting out Westlife on the Lions tour just sums up Irish people on holiday
# After Sesh
From The Daily Edge
# 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 6,865 Views 1 Comment

Because it has to be done.

# sob - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 8th 2017, 3:14 PM 12,973 Views 9 Comments

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

# sob - Thursday 6 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 6th 2017, 10:13 PM 15,746 Views 9 Comments

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

# sob - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 2:05 PM 15,509 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
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:59 PM 38,561 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
# In The Dock
From The42
# In The Dock

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:56 AM 28,661 Views 52 Comments

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

# sob - Saturday 10 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 10th 2017, 4:15 PM 19,225 Views 41 Comments

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

# sob - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 23,200 Views 28 Comments

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

# sob - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 4th 2017, 8:00 AM 20,764 Views 21 Comments

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

# sob - Thursday 23 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 4:55 PM 61,776 Views 59 Comments

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

# sob - Friday 10 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 10th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,989 Views 2 Comments

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

# sob - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 7:10 PM 16,873 Views 8 Comments

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

# sob - Thursday 8 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 8th 2016, 12:36 PM 8,231 Views 4 Comments

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

# sob - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:20 PM 10,661 Views 9 Comments

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

# sob - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 9th 2016, 6:20 AM 8,840 Views 10 Comments

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

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