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London Irish confirm signing of British & Irish Lion Sean O'Brien on three-year deal with flanker set to join the Exiles after the Rugby World Cup Ireland and Leinster forward Sean O'Brien signed three-year deal at London Irish Flanker has 54 Ireland caps and toured for British & Irish Lions in 2013 and 2017  He will complete the move to the Championship club after 2019 World Cup 

By James Ayles For Mailonline

Published: 17:56 GMT, 11 February 2019 | Updated: 17:58 GMT, 11 February 2019

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Leinster and Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien will join London Irish when his central contract ends after the 2019 World Cup.

 O'Brien has agreed a three-year deal worth around €420,000 per annum (£370,000) with the Exiles, who are currently nine points clear at the top of the Championship.

The back-row forward, 31, has earned 54 Ireland caps and was selected for the 2013 and 2017 British & Irish Lions tours, making five Test appearances.

British & Irish Lion Sean O'Brien will join London Irish after the 2019 World Cup

British & Irish Lion Sean O'Brien will join London Irish after the 2019 World Cup

On joining, O'Brien said: 'This is one of the hardest decisions that I have ever had to make. I have

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