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#Johnny Sexton

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

'It's been working in training for three years, so it's good it came off'

Johnny Sexton was pleased to steer Ireland around a corner against France after a couple of frustrating weeks.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

'That’s Johnny, we’re a bit used to it. That’s his way of communicating it'

Ireland’s out-half has faced some criticism for his show of annoyance against Italy.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 1 March, 2019

Sexton on track to face France, Schmidt 'hopeful' of Carbery's availability

The pair trained separately during this morning’s open session in Belfast.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sexton leads critics of 'out-of-touch' proposal for new 12-team World Rugby tournament

There was no place for Fiji, Samoa or Tonga in the proposed tournament, with emerging TV markets Japan and USA preferred.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Sexton rejects notion Schmidt's impending departure a distraction for Ireland

The Ireland out-half says it is frustrating when ‘you’re doing everything right but things just aren’t clicking’.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Sexton 'angry' and Murray 'frustrated' after stuttering Ireland display

Joe Schmidt warned that ‘there’s a real danger when you start trying too hard.’

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Team-mates can ease pressure on Murray while he rediscovers best form - Murphy

The skills coach also feels Johnny Sexton will continue to play his game, despite the inherent injury threat it brings.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 15 February, 2019

Sexton 'ready to go' for Ireland, with Henshaw expected back in training next week

Tadhg Beirne is ‘progressing well’ on his return from injury, according to future head coach Andy Farrell.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Schmidt's Ireland get Six Nations bid going with three-try win in Scotland

It wasn’t perfect from Rory Best and his team, but Ireland returned to winning ways.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 4 February, 2019

Ireland hope for more from Murray and Sexton, as well as positive injury news

CJ Stander, Devin Toner and Keith Earls are all doubts for the Scotland clash.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

In-form Carbery sets his sights on Ireland's number 10 jersey

‘I know if I get picked I’ll go out and do the job. I feel confident, but it’s up to Joe.’

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Contepomi: Sexton won't be fazed by Eddie Jones 'showbiz'

“Eddie said it, I’ll put it that way.”

# johnny-sexton - Monday 21 January, 2019

Sexton back running as Ireland set off for Portugal training camp

The Leinster out-half has been absent for the past fortnight with a knee injury.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Eddie Jones says Johnny Sexton has a 'bat phone to the referee'

The England boss suggested that Ireland’s out-half receives preferential treatment from match officials.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Johnny Sexton ruled out of Wasps clash but 'not far off at all'

Devin Toner, Robbie Henshaw and Sean O’Brien are all back in full Leinster training this week.

Leinster's McGrath to miss Six Nations, Patterson registered for Europe

The 25-year-old has been cruelly denied a place in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Byrne primed for Leinster's 10 shirt with Sexton set to miss out

Stuart Lancaster has backed Byrne to step up against Toulouse this weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'He's a real leader': Leinster have confidence in Byrne to deputise for Sexton 10

'He's a real leader': Leinster have confidence in Byrne to deputise for Sexton

The recently-capped Ireland international could be in line for a big starting role against Toulouse this weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'There have been captains in different sports who have been on that edge'

Johnny Sexton isn’t involved against Ulster tonight – but the Leinster captain still dominated yesterday’s pre-match press conference.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'Johnny is an antagonistic person' - BOD on Sexton's 'confrontational' captaincy style

O’Driscoll believes it can sometimes have a ‘negative knock-on connotation’ for the team as a whole.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 31 December, 2018

Lowe to face disciplinary panel following red card in Leinster's defeat to Munster

The Leinster wing was dismissed for an act of foul play during the Guinness Pro14 clash at Thomond Park.

Cullen hopes Leinster will be better for their Thomond Park experience

The eastern province now turn their attention to Saturday’s clash with Ulster after suffering just their third defeat of the season.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Sexton: Leinster must learn from poor discipline for Toulouse showdown

Two yellows, one red and 14 penalties cost Leo Cullen’s side at Thomond Park last night.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 24 December, 2018

All Blacks stumble with eye on 2019 World Cup

Steve Hansen’s team suffered a major bump on their run-in to the competition.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 23 December, 2018

The42’s finest international XV of 2018

It’s been a hell of a year. Here’s who really stood out.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Johnny Sexton named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

He was integral to a record-breaking year for Leinster, as well as Ireland’s unprecedented success – including a Grand Slam and home victory over the All Blacks.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Johnny Sexton signs contract extension with IRFU and Leinster until 2021

The out-half is the latest senior player to renew terms with the union ahead of next year’s World Cup.

Leinster confident in Byrne if Sexton fails to shake off calf injury for Bath 10s

Leinster confident in Byrne if Sexton fails to shake off calf injury for Bath

The World Rugby Player of the Year is a doubt for Saturday’s clash at the Aviva Stadium.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 10 December, 2018

Henshaw set to miss start of Ireland's Six Nations defence

The centre’s hamstring injury is worse than first feared.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Larmour's intercept try crucial as Leinster squeeze out away win in Bath

Leo Cullen’s side weren’t at their best in tricky conditions but found a way to win.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 26 November, 2018

'There's still one more box to tick': Sexton striving for more after dream year

A momentous year received its deserved crowning moment in Monaco last night.

2018 the year when Johnny Sexton showed his permanent class

The Ireland and Leinster out-half was crowned World Rugby Player of the Year on Sunday evening.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year

What an achievement.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'The next big thing is the Six Nations. We’re not thinking about the World Cup'

Johnny Sexton was named Guinness Rugby Writers Player of the Year last night.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Sexton's brilliance earns him Rugby Writers of Ireland Player of the Year award

The Ireland and Leinster out-half was recognised at this evening’s awards dinner in Dublin.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

World Player of the Year prize would be fitting reward for Sexton's incredible 2018

‘Where he stands out above a lot of the other players is his ability to see things on the pitch and pick the right options.’

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Sexton: 'Every chance you get to play the All Blacks is a very special thing'

The out-half will face the world champions for the 12th time on Saturday, and is determined to help drive Ireland to new heights.

'We’ve been penalised a lot by him so need to be wary of our discipline'

Wayne Barnes is the man in the middle for Saturday’s Test against the All Blacks.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 12 November, 2018

Sexton backs 'smart' call to plan for All Blacks showdown without Murray

The out-half says playing alongside Kieran Marmion or Luke McGrath won’t alter the way Ireland play.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'Johnny doesn't play bad games, his 7/10 is a poor game'

Brian O’Driscoll is in no doubt as to who he is voting for for the World Player of the Year award.

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