Injury Curse Hits Flanker O'Brien Again
Fakhir Rizvi 4 days ago Sun 11th November 2018 | 04:15 AM
Dublin, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 11th Nov, 2018 ) :Star Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien's injury jinx struck again at the end of the first-half of the one-off rugby union Test with Argentina at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
The 31-year-old -- one of the stand-out players of the British & Irish Lions' 1-1 Test series draw with world champions New Zealand last year -- went off holding his wrist in what was his first Test in almost a year.
O'Brien, who head coach Joe Schmidt said brought "contagious enthusiasm" to the squad and praised his stubbornness in continually coming back, missed both the Six Nations Grand Slam campaign and the 2-1 Test series victory over Australia due to hip and shoulder injuries.