DOB: 19 May 1982
From: Pakenham/Gippsland U18, Selection #63 1999 National Draft
Despite putting on muscle, and having enough speed to be considered for a half-back or wing role O'Brien was delisted at the end of 2001 after ten games for the Sandy seniors. He joined Springvale in 2002, and played there until 2004.
Oakleigh Times - 27/02/2002