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#Johnny Sexton

# johnny-sexton - Today’s News

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

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

# johnny-sexton - Yesterday’s News

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.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 9 November, 2018

'He doesn't need protecting': BOD defends Sexton after England coach's accusations

Eddie Jones has claimed the Ireland out-half receives preferential treatment from referees.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Joe Schmidt's Ireland: Increasingly big in New Zealand

The Kiwis have become more and more curious about Irish rugby in the past few years.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Johnny Sexton sent a beautiful gift to Anthony Foley's son on his birthday Nice Gesture This post contains videos

Johnny Sexton sent a beautiful gift to Anthony Foley's son on his birthday

Axel’s father Brendan Foley told the story on RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 2 November, 2018

'Quality operator' Sexton in strong position to follow in Wood's footsteps

The Ireland out-half could be named World Rugby Player of the Year later this month.

Johnny Sexton nominated for World Rugby Player of the Year award

The Ireland out-half is joined on the shortlist by Beauden Barrett, Rieko Ioane, Faf de Klerk and Malcolm Marx.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 26 October, 2018

'We all know the standards': Sexton backs Ireland to progress even if Schmidt turns for home

The Ireland head coach is in demand and has just over a year remaining on his contract.

# 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.

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