Ireland flanker O’Brien out of World Cup through injury

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - Ireland vs South Africa - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland - November 11, 2017 Ireland's Sean O'Brien applauds fans after the match REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s Sean O’Brien will miss September’s Rugby World Cup after he was ruled out for six months with a hip injury, his club Leinster said on Sunday. He is the second flanker Ireland have lost to injury for the tournament in Japan. O’Brien, who missed Saturday’s PRO14 final win over Glasgow, is […]

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