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#sob

# sob - Monday 25 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 25th 2016, 1:38 PM 4,673 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.

# sob - Thursday 10 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 10th 2016, 8:12 AM 6,232 Views 3 Comments

It’s even caught Ellen DeGeneres’ attention.

# sob - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Sean O'Brien has signed a new three-year contract with the IRFU
# New Deal
From The42
# New Deal

Sean O'Brien has signed a new three-year contract with the IRFU

Dec 22nd 2015, 3:09 PM 15,372 Views 49 Comments

The Tullow man has signed on until after the 2019 World Cup.

# sob - Friday 11 December, 2015

Sean O'Brien to miss Toulon return leg as Triggs faces six weeks out
# SOBLESS
From The42
# SOBLESS

Sean O'Brien to miss Toulon return leg as Triggs faces six weeks out

Dec 11th 2015, 3:23 PM 6,544 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland back row remains ‘a couple of weeks’ away with his inner ear issue.

# sob - Friday 20 November, 2015

Schools players have advantage over clubs, says SOB, but not because of old boys' network
# Production Line
From The42
# Production Line

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

Nov 20th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,408 Views 17 Comments

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

# sob - Monday 12 October, 2015

Sean O'Brien has been cited for striking Pascal Papé yesterday
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

Sean O'Brien has been cited for striking Pascal Papé yesterday

Oct 12th 2015, 6:28 PM 35,867 Views 61 Comments

The Tullow Tank faces a disciplinary hearing tomorrow in London.

# sob - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

'I think it's really started now' - O'Brien says Ireland are into World Cup mode
# France In View
From The42
# France In View

'I think it's really started now' - O'Brien says Ireland are into World Cup mode

Oct 6th 2015, 6:45 AM 6,152 Views 22 Comments

Ireland’s openside flanker was happy with the defensive effort against Italy.

# sob - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Sean O'Brien hungry to dominate the rucks for Ireland at the World Cup
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

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

Sep 17th 2015, 7:45 AM 5,958 Views 6 Comments

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

# sob - Monday 17 August, 2015

SOB, Henry and Toner helped Jack Conan prep for his Ireland debut
# Influences
From The42
# Influences

SOB, Henry and Toner helped Jack Conan prep for his Ireland debut

Aug 17th 2015, 9:20 AM 10,957 Views 5 Comments

Leinster’s 23-year-old back row got his first taste of Test rugby against Scotland.

# sob - Friday 14 August, 2015

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time
# Sob
From The42
# Sob

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time

Aug 14th 2015, 2:45 PM 7,583 Views 19 Comments

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien is at number eight for tomorrow’s clash with Scotland.

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'
# Captain O'Brien
From The42
# Captain O'Brien

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'

Aug 14th 2015, 1:21 PM 7,176 Views 3 Comments

Sean O’Brien says the Ireland prop as maintained a positive attitude during rehab.

# sob - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Murphy keeping the heat on Ireland's 'established' SOB and POM
# Back Row Battle
From The42
# Back Row Battle

Murphy keeping the heat on Ireland's 'established' SOB and POM

Aug 4th 2015, 10:43 PM 9,225 Views 18 Comments

The Leinster back row says this weekend’s Wales clash is being treated as a Six Nations tie would be.

# sob - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Analysis: Was Sean O'Brien justified in calling Armitage 'completely illegal'?
# Turnovers
From The42
# Turnovers

Analysis: Was Sean O'Brien justified in calling Armitage 'completely illegal'?

Apr 22nd 2015, 7:30 AM 28,321 Views 32 Comments

We’ve broken down the Leinster and Toulon opensides’ turnovers on Sunday in Marseille.

# sob - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Leinster have added two wrecking balls to their Champions Cup squad
# SOB And Church
From The42
# SOB And Church

Leinster have added two wrecking balls to their Champions Cup squad

Mar 24th 2015, 11:44 AM 12,690 Views 10 Comments

Connacht have brought two new faces into their Challenge Cup playing group.

# sob - Sunday 22 March, 2015

'I felt strong again' - The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best
# Sob
From The42
# Sob

'I felt strong again' - The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:00 AM 8,679 Views 2 Comments

Sean O’Brien was man of the match as Ireland secured a second consecutive Six Nations title.

# sob - Thursday 12 February, 2015

5 talking points after Schmidt names his Ireland team to face France
# Best Foot Forward
From The42
# Best Foot Forward

5 talking points after Schmidt names his Ireland team to face France

Feb 12th 2015, 5:49 PM 29,754 Views 30 Comments

Return of the big names, Munster’s missing men, Boss as back-up and Sexton back to fitness.

# sob - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Schmidt set to start O'Brien against France as Healy returns to Ireland bench
# Big Names
From The42
# Big Names

Schmidt set to start O'Brien against France as Healy returns to Ireland bench

Feb 10th 2015, 7:21 PM 11,735 Views 50 Comments

Key men Johnny Sexton and Jamie Heaslip are also ready to be restored to the starting XV.

# sob - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Schmidt hopeful that O'Brien will face France after hamstring 'twinge'
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

Schmidt hopeful that O'Brien will face France after hamstring 'twinge'

Feb 7th 2015, 6:07 PM 8,443 Views 18 Comments

Ireland’s openside flanker was ruled out before kick-off in Rome this afternoon.

# sob - Friday 30 January, 2015

'I'd feel confident of doing the job' - O'Brien raring to go for Six Nations
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

'I'd feel confident of doing the job' - O'Brien raring to go for Six Nations

Jan 30th 2015, 10:31 PM 6,345 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster back row got through 50 minutes of impressive action on his return from injury.

Wolfhounds relieved to have 'X-factor' of returning O'Brien on their side
# Michelin Man
From The42
# Michelin Man

Wolfhounds relieved to have 'X-factor' of returning O'Brien on their side

Jan 30th 2015, 12:05 AM 4,865 Views 6 Comments

The back row’s Leinster teammates came up with an unkind nickname during the early stages of his injury.

# sob - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Sean O'Brien named at openside for Wolfhounds clash with Saxons
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Sean O'Brien named at openside for Wolfhounds clash with Saxons

Jan 29th 2015, 1:00 PM 11,475 Views 70 Comments

Ian Madigan starts at out-half, while Keith Earls, Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy are all included in the backline.

# sob - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Schmidt hopeful that O'Brien will be 'involved in first half' of Six Nations
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

Schmidt hopeful that O'Brien will be 'involved in first half' of Six Nations

Jan 28th 2015, 2:00 PM 5,451 Views 12 Comments

There was positive news on Conor Murray too, with the Ireland coach ‘quietly confident’ the scrum-half will play against Italy.

# sob - Monday 19 January, 2015

Leinster remain hopeful of Healy or O'Brien involvement against Wasps
# Getting Close
From The42
# Getting Close

Leinster remain hopeful of Healy or O'Brien involvement against Wasps

Jan 19th 2015, 3:10 PM 10,001 Views 20 Comments

Captain Jamie Heaslip is suffering no ill effects after a ‘bit of a bang’ on the shoulder against Castres.

# sob - Thursday 6 November, 2014

The John Lewis Christmas ad just got a whole lot scarier
# Montythepenguin
From The Daily Edge
# Montythepenguin

The John Lewis Christmas ad just got a whole lot scarier

Nov 6th 2014, 7:51 PM 3,993 Views 1 Comment

From tears to fears.

# sob - Thursday 2 October, 2014

'It's a dark enough place' - Kearney feels for O'Brien after latest injury blow
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

'It's a dark enough place' - Kearney feels for O'Brien after latest injury blow

Oct 2nd 2014, 2:49 PM 4,694 Views 10 Comments

Leinster will look to the likes of Rhys Ruddock to fill the potential ball-carrying deficit created by injuries to O’Brien and Cian Healy.

# sob - Sunday 10 August, 2014

12 ads that will give you all of the feels
# Chopping Onions
From The Daily Edge
# Chopping Onions

12 ads that will give you all of the feels

Aug 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 36,194 Views 44 Comments

Prepare your emotions.

# sob - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Orphaned baby rhino refuses to sleep alone and will break your heart
# Sob
From The Daily Edge
# Sob

Orphaned baby rhino refuses to sleep alone and will break your heart

Jun 12th 2014, 8:32 PM 3,870 Views 3 Comments

Prepare your tear-ducts.

# sob - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Sean O'Brien played Junior B football for Carlow's Fighting Cocks last night
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

Sean O'Brien played Junior B football for Carlow's Fighting Cocks last night

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:17 AM 16,385 Views 10 Comments

Pity the poor lad that got landed with the man-marking job.

# sob - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

O'Brien: 'I'd have been hoping to play against Toulon if I was pushing it!'
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

O'Brien: 'I'd have been hoping to play against Toulon if I was pushing it!'

May 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,017 Views 1 Comment

The Leinster back row admits to some trepidation on his comeback last weekend, but is nonetheless raring for action.

# sob - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Meet the dog who sniffed out his owner's cancer and made the internet weep
# So Many Feels
From The Daily Edge
# So Many Feels

Meet the dog who sniffed out his owner's cancer and made the internet weep

Apr 6th 2014, 1:40 PM 3,631 Views 1 Comment

Your Sunday sob starts right here.

# sob - Monday 24 February, 2014

This Paralympics ad will probably make you bawl
# Thank You Mom
From The Daily Edge
# Thank You Mom

This Paralympics ad will probably make you bawl

Feb 24th 2014, 8:51 AM 3,228 Views 1 Comment

Procter & Gamble are at it again.

# sob - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Long-lost twins appeal for more money to complete film about incredible reunion
# Twinsters
From The Daily Edge
# Twinsters

Long-lost twins appeal for more money to complete film about incredible reunion

Feb 6th 2014, 11:29 AM 1,830 Views 6 Comments

Anais and Samantha had no idea that a random YouTube video would bring them together.

# sob - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Pain of defeat and big voices the driving force behind 'the new' Sean O'Brien
# U20s
From The42
# U20s

Pain of defeat and big voices the driving force behind 'the new' Sean O'Brien

Jan 26th 2014, 12:14 PM 9,911 Views 4 Comments

The under 20 lock has a big name, but is building a big reputation of his own.

# sob - Saturday 11 January, 2014

O'Connor focused on winning, not the transfer speculation
# Castres Off
From The42
# Castres Off

O'Connor focused on winning, not the transfer speculation

Jan 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 1,959 Views 1 Comment

The rumours over Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip don’t appear to be distracting the Australian coach.

# sob - Friday 23 August, 2013

Pensioner couple celebrate 50 years of marriage after meeting on CIE bus tour
# Golden Couple
From The Daily Edge
# Golden Couple

Pensioner couple celebrate 50 years of marriage after meeting on CIE bus tour

Aug 23rd 2013, 2:42 PM 27,064 Views 43 Comments

Who’s chopping onions?