Connacht Rugby remorse to announce that flanker Sean O’Brien has been suggested to retire from rugby on medical grounds following a concussion damage.
A Galway native, O’Brien got here by means of the Connacht Academy having represented Eire at U18, U19 and U20 stage. He was additionally named captain of the Eire U20s for the 2014 Junior World Championships.
He made his professional Connacht debut away to Enisey-STM through the 2015/16 Problem Cup, and got here off the bench within the Guinness PRO12 Grand Remaining that very same yr. A primary senior contract quickly adopted and in complete he has made 60 appearances for his dwelling province.
Sean O’Brien has launched the next assertion:
“I’d prefer to take this chance to thank Connacht Rugby for making a younger boy’s dream come true. The recollections and friendships made will final a lifetime.
I’d additionally prefer to thank all these in Wegians, Roscrea and Calasanctius who performed their half in making it attainable, and particularly my Dad Iain who coached me all through my youth.
Not everybody will get a fairytale ending however I’ll always remember simply how fortunate I used to be to be part of this membership.
I’m trying ahead to cheering within the stands.