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Conor O’Brien – Tipperary Player Profile


Age 29              Height 5ft 9in                Weight 12st 6lbs

Conor O’Brien was born on May 30th, 1985 and is from the Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill club. He won a Munster Minor medal in 2003 and Munster Under 21 medals in 2004 and 2006. Conor played with the Tipperary Intermediate Hurling team in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. He finished second in the 1999 All-Ireland Féile Skills final behind Kilkenny’s James “Cha” Fitzpatrick. He helped his club to win the 2006 County Intermediate Hurling title playing at midfield. He made his Allianz Hurling League debut at left corner-back against Dublin in 2007.

He won an Allianz Hurling League medal in 2008 playing at left corner-back.

Conor made his Championship debut against Cork in the 2008 Munster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final and has won 3 Munster Senior Hurling medals (2008, 2009 and 2012). He won an All-Ireland Senior Hurling medal in 2010, coming on as a substitute in the final against Kilkenny. Conor was nominated for an All-Star award in 2008 at corner-back.


Championship debut – 2008 vs. Cork

Number of Appearances – 19

Scored – 0-1