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Dublin: 6°C Thursday 26 November 2020

#Johnny Sexton

# johnny-sexton - Monday 16 November, 2020

'I don’t want to be a guy who plays once and then disappears' - Billy Burns

The 26-year-old made his Ireland debut against Wales on Friday night.

Sexton injury allows Ryan first captaincy chance with 'Pete backing him up'

Ireland will be hoping their 35-year-old out-half is fit for this weekend’s visit to Twickenham.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton

The captain hopes to be fit for the trip to Twickenham to take on England next weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 13 November, 2020

Sexton says he may be okay for England date next weekend

Ireland captain limped off with a hamstring tweak in tonight’s win over Wales.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Sexton: Later team selections, less of 'The Bibs', and little moments driving Ireland

‘You can be the best thing since sliced bread one day and then everyone writes you off the next.’

# johnny-sexton - Monday 9 November, 2020

Sexton keen to move on and see Ireland improve consistency

‘We don’t want to go with a massive performance then massive dip.’

# johnny-sexton - Friday 6 November, 2020

'The day I don’t feel threatened, I’ll know it’s time for me to hang up the boots'

Johnny Sexton had a few regrets in the leadership department after Ireland’s defeat in Paris.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 5 November, 2020

‘We need to be a bit more ruthless – small things make champion sides’

Ireland are in a habit of losing the crunch games they used to win. So can they rediscover their 2018 form?

Sexton: 'I apologised to Andy Farrell - I let myself down; it's a low point'

Ireland coach Farrell says he does not feel undermined by Sexton’s reaction last Saturday and insists the whole affair is a storm in a tea-cup.

Three uncapped players in Farrell's Ireland squad as Earls and Burns return

Connacht’s Jack Carty has been left out as the Ulster out-half comes back into the squad.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton

The Ireland skipper bemoaned his side’s inability to be clinical with their chances at Stade de France.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Not ruthless enough, not accurate enough, not good enough

Johnny Sexton knows Ireland had opportunities in Paris tonight – but they were not good enough to take them.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 30 October, 2020

Sexton is 'a role model for me,' says 21-year-old France out-half Ntamack

Meanwhile, Antoine Dupont is a major threat to Andy Farrell’s Ireland.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 29 October, 2020

'It’s about him holding his body together' - Gatland on Sexton's Lions chances

The Lions head coach indicated he is keen to bring Andy Farrell on board again for next year.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Sexton: 'We have it all to do in Paris - but we're a special group. We can win there'

Ireland can still win this year’s Six Nations title but it is advantage England as we head into next week’s final round of fixtures.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Sexton feeling greater responsibility and gratitude as ireland prepare to play through Level 5

The exemption granted to elite sport has the Ireland skipper feeling privileged.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Johnny Sexton on eight-man shortlist for World Rugby Player of the Decade

Ireland out-half up against five All Blacks for World Rugby prize.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season

The province were recently crowned Pro14 champions for the third successive season.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Sexton set to be fit for Six Nations but Deegan's knee injury is 'not minor'

The 35-year-old was injured during Leinster’s win over the Dragons.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 2 October, 2020

Sexton removal 'a precaution' but Leinster worried about Deegan knee injury

The out-half was replaced after just 23 minutes of the win against the Dragons.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Leinster 'still chasing' Saracens as foes finally meet again

It’s been 16 months and zero defeats since Leinster faced Mark McCall’s European champions. They’re eager to avenge the result in Newcastle.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 11 September, 2020

Sexton on the bench, Ryan returns and Ringrose captains Leinster for Pro14 final

Ross Byrne, hero of Leinster’s 2019 Champions Cup quarter-final win over Ulster, starts at 10.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 7 September, 2020

Sexton and Connors set the tone as Leinster's defence smothers Munster

Stuart Lancaster’s charges shut down Munster’s early attempts to get a foothold in the game.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 24 August, 2020

Leinster learn from England in pursuit of multi-threat attacking kicking game

Robbie Henshaw and Johnny Sexton delivered two superb touches against Munster on Saturday.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 23 August, 2020

80 seconds of class that showed Johnny Sexton's enduring qualities

The 35-year-old combined superbly with his team-mates to help create James Lowe’s try.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

'Lockdown has only done him good': Sexton hitting form for Leinster

Stuart Lancaster can’t hide his interest in coaching the Lions and his out-half is showing no signs of easing up his chase for a spot on the tour either.

Lancaster would relish facing Crusaders after in-depth discussions with Super Rugby champs

The Leinster senior coach took great interest in finding out how the best team in the southern hemisphere would target the Pro14 champions.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 7 August, 2020

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations

The 35-year-old took over from Rory Best for the Six Nations earlier this year.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 25 May, 2020

How Joey Carbery could help Andy Farrell's Ireland to be less 'predictable'

The Munster playmaker is the ideal man to act as a second playmaker in the backline.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 9 April, 2020

The jaw, the mettle and the choke? 10 years on from Leinster's dramatic win over Clermont

Brock James performance was plagued by inconsistency, but the ‘choke’ label doesn’t sit well..

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'We talked about it being a one campaign thing' - Sexton says captaincy may be reviewed due to disrupted season

Johnny Sexton discussed his Ireland captaincy, dealing with critisicm, and how he is staying fit during the lockdown.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'When you're leading an orchestra, you've got to turn your back on the audience'

The pressure is building on Johnny Sexton but he insists he can block out the background noise.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 28 February, 2020

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'

Johnny Sexton feels Ireland could have dealt with England’s linespeed better.

Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility

Andy Farrell’s squad will train next week even without a game to play.

'The ability to think earns you time': Cullen backs Sexton, comparing him with Brady and Federer

The Leinster head coach sees no reason to lose faith in Ireland’s 34-year-old out-half.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'If Murray is playing that first half for England, he's probably man of the match'

Ireland lock James Ryan says the forwards need to make life easier for Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 24 February, 2020

Analysis: England's clever kicking pressures Sexton and Stockdale into errors

The English intelligently picked apart Ireland’s defence with some clever touches.

If you can't change the result - then change the players

That’s three defeats on the spin now for Ireland against England. Dropping a third of the side is no longer an area for debate but a necessity.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 23 February, 2020

A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland

The 34-year-old missed his two kicks at goal and made an error for England’s opening try.

'I don't need vindication... some of you guys are so clever' - Eddie Jones

The England boss said his side’s win over Ireland could have been declared at half-time.

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