While Johnny Sexton settled the nerves early with an Irish penalty, it was Tullow’s Sean O’Brien who went over the line first for Ireland early in the first half against Canada today as Joe Schmidt’s men ran out 50-7 winners.
#Ire first try of the #RWC2015 Sean O'Brien! Come on Ireland! https://t.co/k0Vq6X2V7a
— Blackouts.ie (@Blackouts99) September 19, 2015
Here’s some of the tweets from fans reacting to Seanie’s powerhouse of a drive.
Live pictures of Sean O'Brien pic.twitter.com/iKQvc1kj1z
— Dubhghlas 95 (@Dubhghlas95) September 19, 2015
Sean o'Brien shows us how it's done🚜💚
— NB (@niamhbailey3) September 19, 2015
Try for Sean O'Brien #IREvCAN #carlow #tullowtank
— Walter A Lacey (@Cllrwlaceyind) September 19, 2015
SEAN O BRIEN YOU BEAST YESSSS 🙌💚🍀🙌🎉 x #IREvCAN #RWC15
— Aoife ✨ (@aoiferzz_) September 19, 2015
How special is it to have Sean O Brien out there on the world stage! Brilliant! #COYBIG #carlow
— sue nunn (@suenunnradio) September 19, 2015
First Irish try of the World Cup to Sean O'Brien. He's a farmer. No-one ever mentions it.
— Kieran Cunningham (@KCsixtyseven) September 19, 2015
Yaaasssss Sean o Brien the tullow tank with a try 🍀🍀🍀🍀 #IREvCAN
— G Man™ (@keithgaynor) September 19, 2015
Sean O'Brien has started the game like a man possessed. Incredible work rate all around the pitch.
— Cian Tracey (@CianTracey1) September 19, 2015
TRY #IRE!! Sean O Brien. Carried about 40 lads with him aswell. Conversion…..scored. 10-0 #IRE 19 mins gone! #ShoulderToShoulder
— The Bored Room (@theboredroomIRL) September 19, 2015