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#Kevin O'Brien

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From The42 'Very proud to manage a great group of men in Clonkill... I hope we did Enda and his family proud' Emotional Night

'Very proud to manage a great group of men in Clonkill... I hope we did Enda and his family proud'

It was a tough night for the Westmeath club after the untimely death of three-year-old Annabel Loughlin.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From The42 'When they went to the crowd the place erupted. I think people were speechless at that' Making Waves

'When they went to the crowd the place erupted. I think people were speechless at that'

Wicklow lost the Leinster minor semi-final replay last weekend, but manager Kevin O’Brien is hopeful it’s just the beginning.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From The42 O'Brien makes impressive entry into world Test rankings after historic century Top 100

O'Brien makes impressive entry into world Test rankings after historic century

Tim Murtagh and Stuart Thompson are also in the rankings after Ireland’s maiden Test.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From The42 A 'very proud and emotional moment' for O'Brien fuels Ireland's bold belief Daring To Dream

A 'very proud and emotional moment' for O'Brien fuels Ireland's bold belief

O’Brien’s historic century on Monday has put Ireland in a position where they can dare to dream about a famous Test victory.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 14 May, 2018

From The42 Magical moment as O'Brien makes history with Ireland's first Test century King Kev

Magical moment as O'Brien makes history with Ireland's first Test century

A man for the big stage, if ever there was one.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 11 May, 2018

From The42 'It will be emotional for a lot of people. I'll keep my sunglasses on to hide a few tears' Dream Come True

'It will be emotional for a lot of people. I'll keep my sunglasses on to hide a few tears'

Kevin and Niall O’Brien describe what it will mean to step onto the field as Test cricketers later today.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 27 March, 2017

'As amateurs we had the chance to do something special in front of millions of people'

Ten years on from Ireland’s famous World Cup victory over Pakistan, coach Adi Birrell and captain Trent Johnston look back on a truly defining day in Irish sport.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From The42 O'Brien fights hamstring injury to club half-century and draw Ireland level Finding Form

O'Brien fights hamstring injury to club half-century and draw Ireland level

The all-rounder hit 10 boundaries to set-up a series decider against Afghanistan on Friday.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The42 Ireland coach Phil Simmons: 'We don't seem to want to make it easy' 2 Out Of 2

Ireland coach Phil Simmons: 'We don't seem to want to make it easy'

Room to improve as Ireland prepare to face South Africa next Tuesday.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night* Great Expectations

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 Flashback: The day Ireland became the noisy neighbours by beating England at their own game Rewind This post contains videos

# kevin-obrien - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The42 Can O'Brien repeat his record-breaking century at this World Cup? He's just hoping to do something half as special CWC15

Can O'Brien repeat his record-breaking century at this World Cup? He's just hoping to do something half as special

Ireland’s World Cup journey starts today as they fly to Sydney.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The42 Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!' The Slog Sweep

Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'

Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The42 'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party The Slog Sweep

'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party

Ireland’s vice-captain spoke exclusively to The Slog Sweep, a new weekly Irish cricket podcast.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The42 'We're nearly in a relationship for the next six months!' - Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O'Brien Brothers In Arms

'We're nearly in a relationship for the next six months!' - Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O'Brien

The Castleknock player suffered a season-ending injury last month against Kildare.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The42 Jordanstown GAA send 'Get Well Soon' card to cruciate victim Kevin O'Brien Classy

Jordanstown GAA send 'Get Well Soon' card to cruciate victim Kevin O'Brien

The Dublin defender tore his cruciate while in action for DIT against UUJ in the Sigerson Cup.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The42 Snapshot: Ciaran Kilkenny set for cruciate recovery with teammate Kevin O'Brien On The Mend

Snapshot: Ciaran Kilkenny set for cruciate recovery with teammate Kevin O'Brien

The Dublin players are going to be undergoing rehabilitation from the injuries.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 14 February, 2014

From The42 Cruciate setback rules Dublin footballer Kevin O’Brien out for the season Tough Blow

Cruciate setback rules Dublin footballer Kevin O’Brien out for the season

O’Brien suffered the injury while in action for DIT in the Sigerson Cup yesterday.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The42 Dublin’s Kevin O’Brien suffers serious knee injury in Sigerson game Ouch

Dublin’s Kevin O’Brien suffers serious knee injury in Sigerson game

O’Brien was helped off the pitch in today’s Sigerson Cup quarter-final between Dublin IT and UUJ.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The42 Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread Slice Of The Action

Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread

You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: All smiles as Irish cricket team arrive home with some extra luggage Champions

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From The42 Kevin O'Brien: England giant-killing 'changed my destiny' Howzat?

Kevin O'Brien: England giant-killing 'changed my destiny'

Ireland meet England on Tuesday with a complete sell-out expected in Fortress Malahide.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 14 July, 2013

From The42 Dublin overcome Meath to claim Leinster SFC title Winning

Dublin overcome Meath to claim Leinster SFC title

The Dubs won the competition for the eighth time in nine seasons after a hard-fought victory today

# kevin-obrien - Monday 10 June, 2013

From The42 Batmen: the new documentary on Irish cricket's giantkillers coming next week One To Watch This post contains videos

# kevin-obrien - Friday 31 May, 2013

From The42 Dublin make 3 changes from league final for Westmeath test Team News

Dublin make 3 changes from league final for Westmeath test

Jack McCaffrey and Paul Mannion are both set to make their championship debuts this weekend.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From The42 GAA President reveals disappointment at the manner in which biting case concludes Discipline

GAA President reveals disappointment at the manner in which biting case concludes

Liam O’Neill believes there is a level of dissatisfaction at how the case concluded after Patrick McBrearty was absent from last week’s CHC meeting.

# kevin-obrien - Saturday 27 April, 2013

From The42 O’Brien named in Dublin team to face Tyrone Ready To Go

O’Brien named in Dublin team to face Tyrone

The player makes the starting lineup after he was cleared of biting allegations yesterday.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 26 April, 2013

From The42 Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations Acquitted

Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations

It was claimed that the corner-back had bitten Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty.

# kevin-obrien - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From The42 Report: Australia toy with Ireland in World Twenty20 Cricket

Report: Australia toy with Ireland in World Twenty20

“I can’t fault the lads because they tried their best,” skipper William Porterfield said afterwards.

# kevin-obrien - Monday 17 September, 2012

From The42 Stirling, O'Brien star as Ireland grind out win World T20

Stirling, O'Brien star as Ireland grind out win

Ireland held firm at the death to beat Bangladesh by five runs in their final World T20 warm-up match.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 30 August, 2012

From The42 Irish quartet top cricket award shortlist Howzat?

Irish quartet top cricket award shortlist

Ireland’s cricketers dominate the shortlist for this year’s ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year Award.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The42 Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match Big Hitters

Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match

Is there anything these guys can’t do?

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From The42 Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien On The Move

Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien

Record breaking batsman in line to make his first start on Wednesday

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 8 April, 2012

From The42 The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament Behind The Scenes

The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament

In their own words, Ireland’s cricketers tell their story.

# kevin-obrien - Thursday 5 April, 2012

From The42 O'Brien hoping for another shot at English T20 Summer Days

O'Brien hoping for another shot at English T20

“I’d love to be back there again this season, but I’ve just got to wait and see what happens.”

# kevin-obrien - Friday 23 March, 2012

From The42 One step closer: Ireland set up T20 shootout against Namibia Nearly There

One step closer: Ireland set up T20 shootout against Namibia

Ireland are one win away from a place at the T20 World Cup after they beat the Netherlands by seven wickets this morning.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From The42 Hit for six! Ireland ease past Oman to set up Canada date Safe Passage

Hit for six! Ireland ease past Oman to set up Canada date

Ireland beat Oman by 44 runs in Abu Dhabi this morning to guarantee a second-place finish in their World T20 qualification group.

# kevin-obrien - Sunday 18 March, 2012

From The42 Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots ICC World Twenty20

Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots

They remain on track for Twenty20 qualification after winning by 17 wickets in Dubai today.

# kevin-obrien - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The42 Keep on keeping on: Ireland pick up an important win against USA World T20

Keep on keeping on: Ireland pick up an important win against USA

Boyd Rankin took four wickets for nine runs as Ireland beat the USA in their World T20 qualifier this morning.

# kevin-obrien - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The42 Sticky wicket: Ireland come up short against Namibia Setback

Sticky wicket: Ireland come up short against Namibia

Our boys came up four runs short in the opening match of the ICC Twenty20 qualification series.

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