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IRFU Sanction Sean O’Brien Over Pub Incident [Report]

Sean O'Brien

The IRFU have sanctioned Sean O’Brien due to an “incident of inappropriate behaviour” following Leinster’s PRO14 title win against the Glasgow Warriors.  The Irish Independent reports that O’Brien urinated on a member of the public in a pub in Dublin the day after Leinster clinched the title at Celtic Park. “The IRFU have investigated an incident of inappropriate behaviour by a …

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Johnny Sexton Returns As Leinster Name Team For PRO14 Final

Johnny Sexton Leinster

Johnny Sexton has returned to the Leinster starting XV for their PRO14 final clash with Glasgow Warriors in Celtic Park on Saturday evening. The team captain was left on the bench for the semi-final against Munster last weekend with Ross Byrne preferred at fly-half. He returns to partner Luke McGrath for the final while Byrne is named among the substitutes. …

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Leinster Confirm Sean O’Brien Will Join London Irish After World Cup

Sean O'Brien Ireland abroad

Leinster Rugby have confirmed this afternoon that Sean O’Brien will join London Irish after the 2019 World Cup.  Leinster have released the following statement: The 31-year-old back row, who turns 32 this Thursday, is one of Leinster’s most decorated players, having come through the Leinster Academy system and having played 122 times for Leinster since his debut in September 20008 …

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Boost For Ireland As Sean O’Brien In Contention For Six Nations Return

Sean O'Brien Ireland Leinster

Ireland have received a boost ahead of the 2019 Six Nations with the news that Sean O’Brien is in contention to make a return in time for the competition.  O’Brien hasn’t played since he broke his arm while playing for Ireland against Argentina during the November Internationals. However, at today’s Captain’s Run ahead of Leinster’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with …

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“Sean Has Broken His Arm, He’ll Need Surgery On That” – Schmidt On O’Brien

Sean O'Brien Ireland Feature

Joe Schmidt confirmed immediately after Ireland’s 28-17 victory over Argentina at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday night that Leinster flanker Sean O’Brien has indeed broken his arm.  O’Brien looked to be in considerable discomfort just before halftime when he receiving medical attention on the pitch. The Tullow Tank walked off the pitch with his arm in a make-shift sling as …

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