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#Johnny Sexton

# johnny-sexton - Today’s News

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'
# Moving On
# Moving On

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'

Updated 6 hours ago 12,322 Views 3 Comments

Leinster assistant coach Felipe Contepomi is set to leave the province at the end of the season.

# johnny-sexton - Yesterday’s News

Peerless Sexton drives Leinster's relentless pursuit of fifth European star
# Heartbeat
# Heartbeat

Peerless Sexton drives Leinster's relentless pursuit of fifth European star

Mon 6:00 AM 7,600 Views 4 Comments

The 36-year-old was superb once again as Leinster set up a Champions Cup final against La Rochelle.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 14 May, 2022

'I never thought that I’d get another chance. We are so driven to put a fifth star on the jersey '
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

'I never thought that I’d get another chance. We are so driven to put a fifth star on the jersey '

Sat 7:30 PM 18,036 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton says Leinster will need to hit another level as they look forward to the Champions Cup final on 28 May.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 7 May, 2022

From farmer's son in Tipp to the Aviva Stadium - the rise and rise of Ben Healy
# Big Ben
# Big Ben

From farmer's son in Tipp to the Aviva Stadium - the rise and rise of Ben Healy

May 7th 2022, 8:03 AM 33,132 Views 11 Comments

Healy has emerged over the last year as a key player in Munster’s squad – but his schoolboy mentors believe there is a lot more to come.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 4 April, 2022

Sexton set to return for Leinster – Conway ruled out of Munster’s date with Exeter
# Team News
# Team News

Sexton set to return for Leinster – Conway ruled out of Munster’s date with Exeter

Apr 4th 2022, 7:04 AM 9,923 Views 15 Comments

Munster also have doubts hanging over Tadgh Beirne, Dave Kilcoyne and Gavin Coombes.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Will Leinster cope when Sexton retires? They already know how to live without him
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

Will Leinster cope when Sexton retires? They already know how to live without him

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:46 AM 6,643 Views 10 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland captain has played just 52 of the province’s last 162 competitive games.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland
# No Fear
# No Fear

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland

Mar 23rd 2022, 12:43 PM 30,658 Views 29 Comments

The former out-half also offered his thoughts on Ireland’s current depth at 10, with some words of warning for Jack Carty.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 19 March, 2022

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton
# Support
# Support

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton

Mar 19th 2022, 7:40 PM 9,581 Views 10 Comments

Ireland notched a bonus-point win to secure the Triple Crown in Dublin.

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris
# Silverware
# Silverware

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris

Mar 19th 2022, 6:44 PM 37,636 Views 62 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men must rely on England doing them a favour if they are to win the Six Nations title.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 8:32 AM 32,361 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland captain believes that 20-year-old lock Joe McCarthy has strong potential.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'
# Underdogs
# Underdogs

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'

Mar 15th 2022, 3:58 PM 4,399 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Sexton says memories of 2010 will warn Ireland against complacency as they prepare to face Scotland this weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Ireland finish strong in Twickenham to tee up Triple Crown shot against Scots
# Silverware
# Silverware

Ireland finish strong in Twickenham to tee up Triple Crown shot against Scots

Mar 13th 2022, 7:00 AM 29,128 Views 45 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men have a fine chance to finish this Six Nations with four wins out of five games.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Johnny Sexton: 'Two years ago, we would have lost that game'
# Mental Skills
# Mental Skills

Johnny Sexton: 'Two years ago, we would have lost that game'

Mar 12th 2022, 8:30 PM 11,143 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell said he was ‘over the moon’ with Ireland’s bonus-point win.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 11 March, 2022

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
# Legend
# Legend

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,583 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Doris and the Irish pack keen to be 'ahead of the game' against Itoje and co.
# Linespeed
# Linespeed

Doris and the Irish pack keen to be 'ahead of the game' against Itoje and co.

Mar 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,919 Views 5 Comments

The variety from Ireland’s forwards will be as important as ever.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

'I want to go out at the top' - Sexton confirms he will retire after 2023 Rugby World Cup
# The Last Dance
# The Last Dance

'I want to go out at the top' - Sexton confirms he will retire after 2023 Rugby World Cup

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 3:03 PM 16,158 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland captain signed a new contract with the IRFU today.

Johnny Sexton signs new IRFU contract extension up until the end of 2023 World Cup
# Deal Done
# Deal Done

Johnny Sexton signs new IRFU contract extension up until the end of 2023 World Cup

Mar 8th 2022, 1:43 PM 6,711 Views 8 Comments

“I am excited about the prospect of competing at a fourth World Cup with Ireland,” said Sexton.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 7 March, 2022

England's Smith set for big test opposite 'outstanding operator' Sexton
# 10s
# 10s

England's Smith set for big test opposite 'outstanding operator' Sexton

Mar 7th 2022, 10:11 PM 9,183 Views 6 Comments

Eddie Jones said the Leinster man is “a durable guy.”

# johnny-sexton - Monday 28 February, 2022

'Johnny's still the boss and he will be until whenever he decides to retire'
# Battle For Number 10
# Battle For Number 10

'Johnny's still the boss and he will be until whenever he decides to retire'

Feb 28th 2022, 4:44 PM 40,322 Views 19 Comments

Sexton, Joey Carbery and England’s new star, Marcus Smith, were up for debate on this week’s episode of The Front Row in partnership with Guinness.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Farrell set to back Carbery for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Italy
# 10
# 10

Farrell set to back Carbery for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Italy

Feb 24th 2022, 8:52 PM 19,292 Views 16 Comments

It had looked like Johnny Sexton would return at number 10 but Carbery may get another chance.

'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'
# Leader
# Leader

'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'

Feb 24th 2022, 1:01 AM 5,018 Views 3 Comments

Johnny Sexton is back to lead Ireland’s push for silverware in this Six Nations.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

'I’m well used to competition' - Fit-again Sexton aiming for swift Ireland return
# Leading Man
# Leading Man

'I’m well used to competition' - Fit-again Sexton aiming for swift Ireland return

Feb 23rd 2022, 4:04 PM 4,549 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland captain is hoping to feature in Sunday’s Six Nations meeting with Italy.

Johnny Sexton set to return as Ireland captain against Italy
# Main Man
# Main Man

Johnny Sexton set to return as Ireland captain against Italy

Feb 23rd 2022, 1:25 PM 17,928 Views 30 Comments

Joey Carbery started Ireland’s last Six Nations game against France.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Farrell weighs up selection for Italy as Ireland sidestep physicality 'trap'
# Changes
# Changes

Farrell weighs up selection for Italy as Ireland sidestep physicality 'trap'

Feb 19th 2022, 4:01 PM 27,762 Views 31 Comments

Joey or Johnny for the Italy game?

# johnny-sexton - Friday 18 February, 2022

Sexton set to be fit for Italy as Farrell stresses need to learn from Paris
# Back In The Mix
# Back In The Mix

Sexton set to be fit for Italy as Farrell stresses need to learn from Paris

Feb 18th 2022, 3:09 PM 4,508 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland captain is on course to feature against the Azzurri on 27 February.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

'It helped me a lot when someone came and asked me how I was' - Carbery
# Support
# Support

'It helped me a lot when someone came and asked me how I was' - Carbery

Feb 16th 2022, 1:32 PM 13,135 Views 3 Comments

Joey Carbery on taking care of his mental health, challenging Johnny Sexton and working on his leadership.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 11 February, 2022

Ibanez: 'The experience of Johnny Sexton would have counted in this match'
# Leader
# Leader

Ibanez: 'The experience of Johnny Sexton would have counted in this match'

Feb 11th 2022, 6:30 PM 6,428 Views 5 Comments

The France team manager believes Andy Farrell’s side will feel the absence of their captain in Paris.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Sexton injury not serious with Farrell confirming he will play again in this year's Six Nations
# Relief
# Relief

Sexton injury not serious with Farrell confirming he will play again in this year's Six Nations

Feb 10th 2022, 2:08 PM 10,033 Views 7 Comments

The captain has been replaced by Joey Carbery in the Ireland side to play France this weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Sexton loving 'freedom' in Ireland's attack as captain remains as influential as ever
# Express Yourself
# Express Yourself

Sexton loving 'freedom' in Ireland's attack as captain remains as influential as ever

Updated Feb 9th 2022, 8:30 AM 15,227 Views 15 Comments

The out-half is in strong form as Ireland prepare for Saturday’s trip to the Stade de France.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Sexton says it's 'nothing new for me' to be discussed in the French media
# Narrative
# Narrative

Sexton says it's 'nothing new for me' to be discussed in the French media

Feb 8th 2022, 2:56 PM 9,512 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland out-half shrugged off the latest comments about him.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Hansen stars as impressive Ireland power to bonus-point win over Wales
# Dominant
# Dominant

Hansen stars as impressive Ireland power to bonus-point win over Wales

Feb 5th 2022, 4:11 PM 44,962 Views 68 Comments

Andrew Conway scored twice as Ireland dominated the Welsh in Dublin.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
# Captain
# Captain

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 8:40 AM 21,327 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton is reveling in leading Ireland as they aim for Six Nations success.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Sexton: No fear of complacency as Ireland look to hit 'new level'
# More To Come
# More To Come

Sexton: No fear of complacency as Ireland look to hit 'new level'

Feb 1st 2022, 3:15 PM 3,945 Views 1 Comment

Andy Farrell’s squad head into the Six Nations aiming to build on an impressive November campaign.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 31 January, 2022

Dan Biggar talks up Johnny Sexton ahead of Wales’ Six Nations game with Ireland
# Facing Off
# Facing Off

Dan Biggar talks up Johnny Sexton ahead of Wales’ Six Nations game with Ireland

Jan 31st 2022, 6:55 PM 7,815 Views 5 Comments

The pair were British and Irish Lions colleagues in New Zealand in 2017.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 29 January, 2022

'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'
# Number 10
# Number 10

'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'

Updated Jan 29th 2022, 12:15 PM 48,995 Views 18 Comments

A new documentary on Ireland’s out-halves airs on BBC One Northern Ireland tomorrow night.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 28 January, 2022

'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind
# Leader
# Leader

'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind

Updated Jan 28th 2022, 8:34 AM 21,932 Views 16 Comments

Former Crusaders prop Michael Ala’alatoa talks about playing alongside Johnny Sexton at Leinster, and settling into a new environment.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 27 January, 2022

'The aim is 100% to kick on and push the boundaries even further' - Farrell
# First Day Of Camp
# First Day Of Camp

'The aim is 100% to kick on and push the boundaries even further' - Farrell

Jan 27th 2022, 9:20 AM 13,255 Views 23 Comments

Andy Farrell has challenged his Ireland squad to improve on their impressive November campaign in this year’s Six Nations.

'He performed above what we expected' - Wales boss Wayne Pivac on Tadhg Beirne's Scarlets stint
# Familiar Foes
# Familiar Foes

'He performed above what we expected' - Wales boss Wayne Pivac on Tadhg Beirne's Scarlets stint

Jan 27th 2022, 7:00 AM 11,105 Views 0 Comments

The Munster player was coached by Pivac during his time with the Welsh region.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 24 January, 2022

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'
# Skippers
# Skippers

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'

Jan 24th 2022, 12:00 PM 47,888 Views 8 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Dan Biggar will face off as captains in their sides’ Six Nations opener.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 22 January, 2022

'Age is definitely just a number' - Rejuvenated Sexton picks up where he left off
# J10
# J10

'Age is definitely just a number' - Rejuvenated Sexton picks up where he left off

Jan 22nd 2022, 4:46 PM 10,355 Views 17 Comments

The 36-year-old Leinster captain looked sharp as his side battered Bath.

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