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How to kick penalties in 6 easy steps... with Johnny Sexton

We togged out with Ireland out half for a lesson in how to knock over penalties. Here’s how.

TAKING A BREAK from his preparations from next month’s Rugby World Cup, Johnny Sexton tried to teach TheScore’s Paul Fennessy how to kick at Donnybrook.

Our man is not quite, as is the rugby parlance, yet putting his hand up for a seat on Deccie’s plane to New Zealand. But he certainly learned a lot.

So, thanks to the Leinster man, here’s how to take a penalty like a European champion.

How to kick penalties in 6 easy steps... with Johnny Sexton
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  • 1. Set up

  • 2. Steps

  • 3. Visualise

  • 4. Make and angle and repeat key words

  • 5. Kick

  • 6. Boom

  • Guinness Rugby ambassador Johnny Sexton may be travelling to the other side of the world in September, but rugby fans can get all the latest news updates from inside the Irish camp with Johnny and the six other members of the Guinness Rugby team including player updates, blogs and rugby analysis on the Guinness Rugby Supporters Facebook Page.

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