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#tullow tank

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

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

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

Sep 14th 2022, 6:02 PM 25,335 Views 12 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

'The time is right' - Sean O'Brien returns to Leinster in coaching role
# Tullow Tank
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# Tullow Tank

'The time is right' - Sean O'Brien returns to Leinster in coaching role

Jun 1st 2022, 5:07 PM 27,142 Views 13 Comments

The club legend replaces Denis Leamy as skills coach.

# tullow-tank - Friday 8 April, 2022

Ireland, Leinster and Lions legend Sean O'Brien announces his decision to retire
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

Ireland, Leinster and Lions legend Sean O'Brien announces his decision to retire

Apr 8th 2022, 10:24 AM 44,175 Views 32 Comments

The flanker was a key player as Ireland won the 2015 Six Nations championship and also played in the 2011 and 2015 World Cups.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 28 May, 2020

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out

May 28th 2020, 3:31 PM 10,810 Views 21 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Sean O'Brien in line for London Irish debut after 10 months out
# Premiership
From The42
# Premiership

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

Mar 5th 2020, 1:11 PM 16,942 Views 42 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Adaptable Ward another welcome tank out of Tullow
# Carlow Rising
From The42
# Carlow Rising

Adaptable Ward another welcome tank out of Tullow

Feb 19th 2020, 6:32 AM 8,420 Views 1 Comment

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

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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 19,234 Views 14 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - 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 27,935 Views 86 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Monday 11 February, 2019

'One of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make': London Irish confirm Sean O'Brien signing
# Exile
From The42
# 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 41,708 Views 63 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Friday 8 February, 2019

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 57,286 Views 163 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'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 11,322 Views 15 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I'm going to get very greedy next year': World Cup and everything in between the target for Sean O'Brien
# Missing Man
From The42
# 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 12,720 Views 19 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - 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 17,765 Views 32 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Sean O'Brien set to miss out on Leinster's semi-final clash with Scarlets
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

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

Apr 17th 2018, 10:33 PM 17,381 Views 21 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Monday 30 October, 2017

All-action Sean O'Brien all set for November while Leinster aim to cap excellent opening
# Primed
From The42
# Primed

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

Oct 30th 2017, 4:28 AM 6,753 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.

# tullow-tank - 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 6,867 Views 1 Comment

Because it has to be done.

# tullow-tank - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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.

# tullow-tank - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'It doesn't take a lot to get that kid going': Jamie Heaslip sheds light on Seán O'Brien's resurgence
# Heavy Artillery
From The42
# 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 15,282 Views 3 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Friday 23 June, 2017

'I know the New Zealand back row hugely respect Sean O'Brien'
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,125 Views 5 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Friday 16 June, 2017

'A bit of a cuddle' just the trick to put Sexton back on top form, says Sean O'Brien
# Hug It Out
From The42
# 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 11,746 Views 9 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - 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 23,202 Views 28 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - 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.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Leinster expect O'Brien back next weekend, but planning without Cronin
# Tale Of Two Seans
From The42
# Tale Of Two Seans

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

Jan 12th 2017, 1:46 PM 6,738 Views 21 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - 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 8,235 Views 4 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Saturday 12 November, 2016

'It's a fickle industry': Sean O'Brien putting building blocks in place for life after rugby
# Forward Thinking
From The42
# 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 14,589 Views 5 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Monday 31 October, 2016

Jerome Kaino surprised 'spearhead' Sean O'Brien not involved with Ireland
# Notorious Sob
From The42
# Notorious Sob

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

Oct 31st 2016, 7:55 PM 15,083 Views 15 Comments

The Tullow Tank’s reputation precedes him.

# tullow-tank - Friday 21 October, 2016

Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier
# On Your 6
From The42
# On Your 6

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

Oct 21st 2016, 12:12 PM 7,599 Views 37 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Sean O'Brien never feared for his career during ongoing layoff with hamstring injury
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

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

Sep 28th 2016, 4:26 PM 9,218 Views 20 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Sean O'Brien set for surgery and facing 'considerable period' on the sidelines
# Hamstrung
From The42
# Hamstrung

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

May 19th 2016, 1:48 PM 11,546 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.

# tullow-tank - 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 4,682 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.

# tullow-tank - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Sean O'Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt
# Too Soon
From The42
# Too Soon

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

Mar 24th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,669 Views 16 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Monday 18 January, 2016

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on
# Mag 7
From The42
# 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 9,079 Views 28 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

O'Brien's display against Munster bodes well for Joe Schmidt's Ireland
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

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

Dec 29th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,591 Views 20 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Sean O'Brien seeing a specialist today in the hope of clearing up inner ear issue
# Vestibular Impairment
From The42
# Vestibular Impairment

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

Dec 8th 2015, 2:12 PM 6,003 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.

# tullow-tank - 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 8,419 Views 17 Comments

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

# tullow-tank - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Small print to be read on O'Brien decision, but Ireland unlikely to appeal
# Free Seanie
From The42
# Free Seanie

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

Oct 14th 2015, 3:09 PM 10,267 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
From The Daily Edge
# Heroes

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

Oct 14th 2015, 2:45 PM 6,864 Views 3 Comments

Come on Ireland!

# tullow-tank - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Sean O'Brien handed one-week ban for Papé punch, will miss Argentina clash
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

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

Oct 13th 2015, 8:54 PM 50,915 Views 128 Comments

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

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