Home page | Official Irish Rugby


Our Bid


Player Profiles
Ireland Women Squad
Squad Selector
Select The Year
Player Search
Heather O'Brien
Heather O'Brien
Back-row O’Brien currently plays her club rugby in the South of France with Toulouse.

Originally from Chruchtown, North Cork, she began her rugby career at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh while studying physiotherapy. Following her move back to Ireland she played with Boyne RFC in Drogheda before relocating to Cork and playing with Highfield.

Heather was part of the Grand Slam winning side of 2013, the World Cup squad in 2014 and won her second Six Nations medal in 2015.

She also captained Munster to the interpro title in 2013.

Heather runs her own physiotherapist company.

DOB22nd Jul 1984
Height1.69 m (5' 7")
Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb)
HonoursGrand Slam 2013, Six Nations 2015
No ALT tag specified
© 2017 Content © Irish Rugby Football Union Privacy & Cookies delivered by Sotic powered by OpenText WSM