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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 19 October, 2018

#Johnny Sexton

# johnny-sexton - Friday 12 October, 2018

Leinster light up the RDS and tear Wasps apart in stunning performance

Leo Cullen’s men began their Heineken Champions Cup defence with a brilliant eight-try win.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Leinster deploy both Leavy and JVDF as they open Champions Cup defence against Wasps

Leo Cullen’s had close to a full-strength squad to choose from for the RDS curtain-raiser.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'I always do what's best for the team': Leinster save Sexton for Europe

Leo Cullen wants his side to build ‘positive momentum’ heading into Wasps next week when they host Munster later.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 5 October, 2018

Sexton absent as Leo Cullen rings the changes for Munster clash

Ross Byrne makes the starting line-up for Leinster this weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 28 September, 2018

'I'm sure a lot of teams don't like us': Sexton ready for renewal of Connacht rivalry

The Leinster captain starts his third consecutive Pro14 game tomorrow evening.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Sexton still striving to be 'complete leader' and deal with referees

Johnny Sexton has had no problem adapting to captaincy duties with Leinster, but he is still working to better control his ‘flaws’.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Leinster the team to beat, but painful European memories stick with Cullen and Sexton

“If you are a little bit off in this competition, you’ll be exposed.”

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Sexton: I feel I can get better and that's what I'm striving for

The Leinster captain will make his seasonal bow in the Pro14 clash with Dragons this evening.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 14 September, 2018

'Josh is an amazing professional and it's a credit to him the shape he's in'

Leo Cullen is delighted to see Josh van der Flier back after a long lay-off with an ACL injury.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'He's in a great rugby moment': Contepomi backs Leinster's Byrne to step up and fill Sexton's shoes

The 23-year-old could make an ahead-of-schedule return this Friday night.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'I grew up wanting to captain Leinster and for it to finally happen is a huge honour for me'

Johnny Sexton says becoming Leinster captain has motivated him further to lead from the front in everything he does on and off the pitch.

Out-half concern for Leinster as Frawley ruled out 'for a number of weeks'

The 20-year-old suffered an arm injury in the pre-season defeat to Newcastle.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 16 June, 2018

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June series second Test

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s men set out to avoid a second straight defeat and keep their series alive against the Wallabies.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Johnny is one of the toughest roosters out there. He’s the maestro'

'Johnny is one of the toughest roosters out there. He’s the maestro'

The Leinster man returns to Ireland’s number 10 shirt as they look to level the series in Australia.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Sexton: 'It's like a different type of game when you're on the bench'

The out-half found himself in an unfamiliar position last week, but is set to take centre stage again in Melbourne.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 11 June, 2018

Earls must complete HIA protocols but team changes will strengthen Ireland

Joe Schmidt is set to bring back in the likes of Johnny Sexton, Tadhg Furlong and Garry Ringrose.

Ireland under pressure in Melbourne but Schmidt feels they aren't far off

The Wallabies will be looking to wrap up a series success at AAMI Park on Saturday.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'I went up to Carbery after the game and said, 'I love your work'' 10

'I went up to Carbery after the game and said, 'I love your work''

The Ireland out-half got valuable experience for 57 minutes against the Wallabies.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 4 June, 2018

Ireland settle into Paradise as Sexton and O'Mahony prepare to step up

With Rory Best missing, the two vice-captains will fill the leadership mantle in Australia.

Leinster's Ross Byrne has earned his shot with Ireland in Australia

Joe Schmidt said the out-half was happy to stay at home when offered the chance to move to Ulster.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 1 June, 2018

'It's still quite raw at the moment but I'm happy that I made the right decision'

Joey Carbery explains why he has decided to move to Munster ahead of next season.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 28 May, 2018

Analysis: Johnny Sexton's combative class shines for Leinster once again

The 32-year-old was superb as his side claimed their Guinness Pro14 title.

'Of all the players I have coached, he is probably the best'

Johnny Sexton was at his masterful best on Saturday, guiding Leinster to a first Pro14 title in four years.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'The sooner a decision is made the better for everyone involved'

Leinster man Joey Carbery’s future looks set to be decided in the coming days.

Masterful Sexton pulls the strings as Leinster learn how to do the double

‘These young guys are so lucky that they’re surrounded by such good coaches.’

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Sexton sensational as Leinster smash Scarlets to secure historic double

Jordan Larmour’s sublime solo try was among the highlights of a stunning Leinster performance in Dublin.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Leinster wait for scan results on Nacewa's calf injury ahead of Munster ISA

Leinster wait for scan results on Nacewa's calf injury ahead of Munster

John Fogarty says decisions on team selection for the Pro14 semi-final will be made today, but admits they might need to freshen things up.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Racing's Nakarawa pips Leinster trio to win European Player of the Year

Johnny Sexton, Scott Fardy and Tadhg Furlong had made the shortlist for the prize.

'I can't believe we're champions again': Nacewa and Sexton speechless as Leinster reign in Spain

Leo Cullen’s side battled hard to defeat Racing 92 15-12 in Bilbao this evening.

Leinster plan on saving best for last as they bid for fourth European star

Johnny Sexton and Isa Nacewa believe there is still more to come from their team.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Master of his craft Sexton on the verge of greatest season yet

Leinster’s playmaker-in-chief is relentless in the pursuit of perfection and a first medal with his native province since 2013.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Lancaster sees similarities between Johnny Sexton and Tom Brady MVP

Lancaster sees similarities between Johnny Sexton and Tom Brady

“I think his wife is a bit upset with me.”

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Fardy and Furlong join Sexton in European Player of the Year shortlist

There are two Racing players in the five-man shortlist, Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa and French scrum-half Maxime Machenaud.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Sexton braced for 'special and tough' clash with former club Racing in Champions Cup final

The Leinster playmaker spent two years with Racing after helping Leinster win the Pro12 and Challenge Cup in 2013.

'The most impressive thing about Scott is what he's doing with the younger guys off the field'

Sexton and Kearney united in their praise for Leinster’s overseas player, who has brought a huge amount to the club since his arrival last summer.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Sexton on Larmour: 'He backs himself... he backed himself against 10 Scarlets on the short side'

The playmaker was a touch frustrated by the precociously talented 20-year-old.

Sexton willing to curb fiery instincts with captaincy as Leinster embrace Scarlets test

Last year’s Pro12 semi-final defeat to Scarlets was a painful lesson for Sexton and Leinster. Today’s Champions Cup semi is the perfect opportunity to show what they’ve learned.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 20 April, 2018

'He cleans up other people's mistakes': Sexton thrilled to have Henshaw back to battle Scarlets

The captain is hoping the ‘hard truths’ learned in two semi-final losses last year can be put to good use tomorrow.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries

Leinster’s scores all came on kick return and showed off their rounded threat with ball in hand.

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