O'Brien in switch to Leicestershire
Published 26/10/2012 | 05:00
NIALL O'BRIEN aims to be a role model at Leicestershire after signing a three-year deal to switch from Northamptonshire.
No stranger to spiky exchanges with fellow players and authority in the past, O'Brien appears far happier with life these days and, along with opening the batting and keeping wicket, he will be expected to help develop Leicestershire's youngsters.
O'Brien played for Railway Union in Dublin before embarking on a professional career with Kent in 2004 and then moving onto Northants, where he spent six seasons.
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