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#Jonathan Sexton

# jonathan-sexton - Yesterday’s News


# jonathan-sexton - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

11 Ireland players included in British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand tour

Donnacha Ryan, Keith Earls and Simon Zebo are among those to miss out on selection.

# jonathan-sexton - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Steyn appeal against ban for high hit on Sexton turned down

The Springbok is still suspended for Top 14 matches against Toulouse and Lyon.

# jonathan-sexton - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'Is he first-choice for Bordeaux?' Madigan call not on the agenda for Ireland

While Ireland began their Six Nations training last week, the former Leinster man was preparing for a replacement role in the Top 14.

# jonathan-sexton - Monday 2 January, 2017

“I think they've resolved it': Leinster expect Sexton back in action this Friday

Poor Zebre won’t know what hit them.

# jonathan-sexton - Monday 5 December, 2016

Carbery poised for Champions Cup start as Sexton continues recovery

Meanwhile, senior coach Stuart Lancaster is confident Sean O’Brien will be fit for Friday’s trip to Northampton.

# jonathan-sexton - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Johnny struggles to let 6 hours go without thinking about rugby': Nacewa backs Sexton to power on at Leinster

If Sexton does end up being sidelined, the Leinster captain is confident Joey Carbery can steer the team in Europe.

# jonathan-sexton - Sunday 6 November, 2016

New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display

“We haven’t got any excuses. We got beaten by the better side on the day.”

# jonathan-sexton - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Incredible Ireland performance ends 111-year wait for win over All Blacks

At the 29th time of asking, Ireland have beaten the world champions.

# jonathan-sexton - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Sexton and O'Brien unscathed (just a bit annoyed) after half-time withdrawal

Head coach Leo Cullen says the pair were ‘pissed off’ to be removed before the second half.

Raw power, precocious youth and more talking points as Leinster take a point in France

The eastern province were made to cling on for long stretches, but travel home with a losing bonus point.

Leinster feel the full force of Nadolo in Montpellier defeat

However, the eastern province finished strong to claim a losing bonus point.

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 21 October, 2016

Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier

The return of Jonathan Sexton and Mike McCarthy completes a triple boost for the eastern province.

# jonathan-sexton - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Sexton ready to hit the ground running against high-fliers in RDS after solid build-up

Head coach Leo Cullen reports that Sexton has been taking a full part in training for some time and won’t be taking on the Ospreys cold.

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 27 May, 2016

Injury keeps Nacewa out of Pro12 fnal, but Rob Kearney returns just in time

The fullback was struggling with an ankle injury since the final day win over Treviso, but was named in Ireland’s squad for South Africa this week.

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 6 May, 2016

'Johnny's a very passionate guy': Leinster point to future potential after Sexton's culture criticism

‘When a club like Leinster is successful talent gets recognised elsewhere.’

# jonathan-sexton - Monday 4 April, 2016

'It's two feet in front of the touch judge': Sexton baffled by non-decisions from officials

However, the out-half seemed to benefit from weak officiating after the interval.

# jonathan-sexton - Saturday 2 April, 2016

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland’s traditional leading provinces both tried to keep the pressure on Connacht.

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 25 March, 2016

Luke Fitzgerald returns, but Leinster leave Sexton out for trip to Connacht

Leo Cullen has been able to draft most of his big guns onto the bench.

# jonathan-sexton - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: Johnson faces up to 10 years in jail, Euro Super League and all today’s sport

Elsewhere, some good news for Joe Schmidt while Ulster’s Rory Scholes is on his way out of the province

# jonathan-sexton - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Individual session helps Jared Payne prove fitness for Italy

Ireland say the Kiwi will be ready for 12 March after proving his fitness with the medics today.

# jonathan-sexton - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Schmidt brushes off Jones’ ‘worry’ for Sexton

“People are within their rights to make whatever observation they like from outside the environment. But…”

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 19 February, 2016

Sean O’Brien ruled out for remainder of 6 Nations, Sexton ‘rolls ankle’ in training

Joe Schmidt also says that lock Mike McCarthy is unlikely to play again this season having seen a specialist after his concussion.

# jonathan-sexton - Monday 15 February, 2016

‘Brave as hell’ – the French media reaction to the Ireland game

One publication called the home team’s win “beautiful,” while the hosts’ character was also hailed.

# jonathan-sexton - Thursday 11 February, 2016

No Bastareaud coming down the tracks, but Sexton fit and ready for France and Danty

‘I probably felt the way front-rowers feel every day, but as a soft out-half I just didn’t hide it as well.’

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 29 January, 2016

Props, prohibiting substances and even a proposal at Ireland’s open training session

Here’s how Ireland are looking a week out from the Six Nations.

# jonathan-sexton - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Boost for Ireland as Schmidt says Sexton is ‘ready to go’ for Wales opener

Sexton was taken off in last Saturday’s game for Leinster against Wasps.

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 22 January, 2016

Sexton to captain Leinster for first time as Cullen rings changes

There have been 11 switches made from the side that defeated Bath last weekend.

# jonathan-sexton - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Nothing to play for, but pride in the jersey for Jonathan Sexton

And maybe a bit more form in the bank wouldn’t go amiss either.

Rory Best ‘the ideal candidate to take over’ Irish captaincy, says Johnny Sexton

The out-half reckons it was an easy decision for Joe Schmidt.

# jonathan-sexton - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

‘Probably the worst day most of us have had in a Leinster jersey’: Wasps defeat still stings Johnny Sexton

The out-half remains frustrated as he felt Leinster were in control of Sunday’s Pool 5 clash… until they weren’t.

# jonathan-sexton - Monday 9 November, 2015

Hamstring makes Rob Kearney a ‘major doubt’ for Leinster’s clash with Wasps

However, there’s good news in relation to Luke Fitzgerald and Ben Te’o.

# jonathan-sexton - Monday 2 November, 2015

Leinster assessing Fitzgerald injury to determine Champions Cup availability

Leo Cullen also says there is no injury concern over Sean Cronin or Jonathan Sexton.

# jonathan-sexton - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Sexton drives Leinster to bonus point win despite early sin-binning

Ben Te’o and Jack Conan put in impressive shifts as the returning 10 had Leinster running from deep.

# jonathan-sexton - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 23 October, 2015

Niall Quinn on appearing in the photo that ‘cursed’ the Irish rugby team

The former Ireland striker was part of a picture that has gained a degree of notoriety of late

# jonathan-sexton - Saturday 17 October, 2015

O’Connell and O’Mahony ‘gatecrashing for the weekend’ as Ireland keep injured leaders close by

Ireland will be without some key men on the pitch, but they can still influence matters off it.

# jonathan-sexton - Friday 16 October, 2015

Tentative steps for Sexton on Captain’s Run with a difference for Ireland

The out-half looks like a man ready to start on Sunday, but is minding his adductor.

# jonathan-sexton - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

We’ll Leave it There So: Conlan claims gold, Sexton looking good and all today’s sport

Also, Conor McGregor is coming back to Dublin and South Africa name their starting XV to play Wales.

Ireland ‘quietly confident’ as Sexton gets up and running

However, Keith Earls sat out today’s session and will have to prove his fitness on Friday.

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