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# sexton - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Leinster have chance to finish with a bang in Glasgow's Celtic Park

Dave Rennie’s side should prove a difficult proposition on home soil.

# sexton - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Analysis: How has Johnny Sexton been playing in the Six Nations? 10

Analysis: How has Johnny Sexton been playing in the Six Nations?

The 33-year-old has provided quality at times but has been frustrated overall.

# sexton - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Sexton 'definitely hasn't played enough rugby to be at full tilt yet'

The Ireland out-half has only played twice so far this year and lasted just 23 minutes against Scotland.

# sexton - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA

The experienced out-half was replaced by Joey Carbery in the first half of the win over Scotland.

# sexton - Monday 29 October, 2018

Sexton stays at home as Schmidt names 26-man squad for Chicago

The uncapped Ross Byrne and Will Addison are part of the travelling party for the clash with Italy.

# sexton - Monday 15 October, 2018

10 Irish-based players made our Champions Cup Team of the Week

The provinces are well represented after going unbeaten through round one.

# sexton - Friday 14 September, 2018

Sexton, Ringrose, Van der Flier, Ryan and Kearney make Leinster returns

Van der Flier makes his comeback from an ACL injury as Leinster host the Dragons.

# sexton - Monday 10 September, 2018

Leinster lose McGrath to injury but welcome back more Ireland internationals

The Ireland international prop suffered a knee injury in training last week.

# sexton - Monday 25 June, 2018

Sensational Sexton shows his class and composure for Ireland

The 32-year-old was instrumental in the series success in Australia.

# sexton - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side Down Under This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side

Murray Kinsella joins us from Melbourne with all the latest news from the Irish camp.

Scannell and Conway start as Schmidt rings changes for second Test

Tadhg Beirne could make his Ireland debut from the bench in Melbourne.

# sexton - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Sexton set to call the shots after Carbery gets crucial experience in Oz

The Munster-bound out-half did well in the biggest start of his career so far.

# sexton - Friday 8 June, 2018

'Mate, you'd be a brave man telling Johnny Sexton he wasn't playing' 10

'Mate, you'd be a brave man telling Johnny Sexton he wasn't playing'

Michael Cheika suggested that Sexton should be worried about Joey Carbery’s starting chance.

# sexton - Monday 21 May, 2018

Leinster hopeful on Sexton, Leavy and Nacewa but Henshaw is doubtful

The influential quartet are injury concerns ahead of the Guinness Pro14 final against Scarlets.

# sexton - Monday 14 May, 2018

Analysis: How Leinster dug out the win in a compelling final five minutes

The Champions Cup final came down to the very death in Bilbao but Leinster found a way.

# sexton - Monday 23 April, 2018

Earls, Furlong, Murray and Sexton up for Players' Player of the Year

James Ryan, Jacob Stockdale and Jordan Larmour have been nominated for Young Player of the Year.

# sexton - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

O'Mahony misses training but Ireland say he 'will be fit and ready'

The blindside flanker was replaced in the 55th minute of last weekend’s win over Scotland.

# sexton - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Ankle keeps Kearney out of Ireland session, but Healy and Sexton in full training

Cian Healy and Johnny Sexton got through their respective extra work in the scrum and goal-kicking on top of the field session.

# sexton - Monday 5 February, 2018

'You switch off and go into a deep, dark place': CJ Stander's (obstructed) view of those 41 phases

The Munster man was one of the last to know that Ireland snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.

# sexton - Friday 7 July, 2017

Analysis: Lions must control Laumape and Savea on the gainline tomorrow

The All Blacks’ powerful backs will look for big gains off set-piece platforms.

# sexton - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'They'll be under big pressure to live up to what happened 12 years ago'

There’s a game to come on Tuesday in Hamilton but this is very much Test week for the Lions.

# sexton - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Te'o at 12, the Irish contingent and more Lions team talking points

The quality of the Lions’ bench to face the NZ Provincial Barbarians indicates their depth.

Sexton, Best and Henderson start the Lions' first game of 2017 tour

Warren Gatland’s men face the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday.

# sexton - Friday 19 May, 2017

Jack McGrath may need x-ray after worrying arm injury in Leinster defeat

The Ireland loosehead is due to travel with Warren Gatland’s Lions this summer.

Stunning Scarlets shock dire Leinster to make Pro12 history at the RDS

The Welsh region were entirely deserving of their victory in Dublin.

# sexton - Monday 24 April, 2017

'We would've loved to have seen how close we could've got to Saracens'

Johnny Sexton sees Leinster’s European season as one of progress.

# sexton - Monday 27 February, 2017

'He's the one who drives what we do': Murray praises Sexton influence as half-backs steer Ireland past France

The duo delivered 16 of Ireland’s 19 points in the win over France.

# sexton - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Murray and Sexton to the fore as Ireland keep Six Nations title bid alive

The Irish halfback pairing were superb as Joe Schmidt’s side saw off France on a 19-9 scoreline.

# sexton - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Scotland wary of Ringrose pace, Henshaw power and Sexton loops

The rivalry between the Scots and the Irish has been growing in recent times.

# sexton - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Nacewa braced for 'Test match' intensity from Montpellier to heat up RDS

Meanwhile, head coach Leo Cullen is enthusiastic about the form and fitness of Jonathan Sexton.

# sexton - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Leinster hope to have Sexton back in harness for Christmas inter-pros

Head coach Leo Cullen well get a full report on Sexton’s progress in Santry tomorrow.

# sexton - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'We can be better': Johnny Sexton demanding more relentless attack from Ireland

‘If you sit back against them, like we did at times, they punish you.’

# sexton - Monday 8 February, 2016

CJ Stander and the rest of The42's Six Nations Team of the Week

There was the tightest of tight calls at number eight, while we found room for five Irishmen after the draw against Wales.

# sexton - Saturday 17 October, 2015

O'Connell and O'Mahony 'gatecrashing for the weekend' as Ireland keep injured leaders close by

Ireland will be without some key men on the pitch, but they can still influence matters off it.

# sexton - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Ireland's decision on Sexton 'may come down to the last minute'

The out-half sustained an adductor strain last weekend against France.

# sexton - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'We did hold stuff back' - Sexton ready to launch Ireland's true World Cup attack

The Ireland out-half sat down with The42 to talk playing flat, analysis, Super Rugby and power plays.

# sexton - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Ireland delighted with returning 'world-class operators' Sexton, O'Brien and Healy

Joe Schmidt revealed that Healy was doing extras out on the pitch after the win over France.

# sexton - Thursday 12 February, 2015

5 talking points after Schmidt names his Ireland team to face France

Return of the big names, Munster’s missing men, Boss as back-up and Sexton back to fitness.

# sexton - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players

The out-half insists his head injury is not overly serious, but is pleased that he has more information than ever to review the issue.

# sexton - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Sexton misses out as Retallick named World Rugby Player of the Year

The New Zealand second row becomes the fourth man from his country to win the trophy.

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