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Carbery: My Goal Is To Overtake Sexton As First Choice

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Munster out-half, Joey Carbery, has revealed that one of his major goals is to overtake Jonathan Sexton as the best Irish No.10, and not to simply wait for him to retire.  Carbery served his apprenticeship under the World Player of the Year at Leinster and Ireland, but when his appearances came more often at full-back rather than out-half, he made the …

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Johnny Sexton Ruled Out Of Leinster’s Trip To Wasps

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Leinster have confirmed that Johnny Sexton has been ruled out of the province’s final Champions Cup clash with Wasps at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday.  The eastern province provided an injury update at their media briefing today and they confirmed that Sexton is “continuing to rehab a tendon issue in his knee” and “will not be involved this weekend”. Luke …

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Kearney & Leavy Added To Leinster Injury List Ahead Of Toulouse Test

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Leinster have today confirmed that some key individuals are carrying knocks and therefore will not take part in tomorrow’s crucial Heineken Champions Cup Clash with Toulouse. It was reported earlier in the week that the province’s captain and World Rugby Player of the Year, Johnny Sexton would miss out at the RDS and be replaced by Ross Byrne. That has …

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Johnny Sexton Ruled Out Of Crucial Toulouse Clash [Report]

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Jonathan Sexton has lost his battle to be fit for Leinster’s crucial Heineken Champions Cup clash with Toulouse on Saturday, according to reports.  The World Player of the Year is carrying a minor calf injury and according to the Irish Independent, the province are not prepared to risk Sexton aggravating the injury, given the time of year. Ross Byrne is likely …

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Shane Jennings On “Fiery” Sexton: “I Don’t Want Johnny To Change”

Former Leinster and Ireland flanker Shane Jennings has outlined that he feels Johnny Sexton should not change his captaincy style despite coming under scrutiny in the European champions’ feisty affair with Munster two weeks ago. Captaining the side, Sexton was involved in a number of flashpoints involving Joey Carbery and Fineen Wycherly, in a game that also saw James Lowe sent off …

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Johnny Sexton A Doubt For Pivotal Toulouse Champions Cup Clash

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Johnny Sexton has been ruled as doubtful for Leinster’s pivotal Champions Cup clash with Toulouse this weekend.  Stuart Lancaster confirmed today that the Irish out-half and World Rugby Player of the Year has not trained with the provincial outfit since suffering a lower leg injury during Leinster’s inter-provincial clash with Munster on December 29. Sexton is rated as 50/50 heading …

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O’Driscoll: Sexton Can Come Across As “Confrontational” Toward Refs

Former Leinster and Ireland centre Brian O’Driscoll has outlined that he believes Johnny Sexton can come across as “confrontational” when discussing issues with the referee during a game. Sexton, who captained his province during their defeat to Munster last weekend, has come under scrutiny following the feisty affair which saw teammate James Lowe sent off as well as a number …

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Sexton’s Drop Goal Voted Irish Sporting Moment Of 2018

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Johnny Sexton’s drop goal to secure victory against France in Ireland’s opening Six Nations encounter has been voted as the most memorable sporting moment of 2018, according to the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index (TSSI).  In a game that will live long in the memory, France missed a penalty in the 77th minute to keep Ireland’s faint hopes of a …

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Johnny Sexton Signs IRFU Contract Extension

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2018 World Player of the Year, Johnny Sexton, has signed a contract extension with the IRFU.  The contract extension will see Sexton play his rugby in Ireland until the end of the 2020/21 season where he will be approaching his 36th birthday. Sexton has had a superb year in green and blue. He helped Ireland to a memorable 2018 which …

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Johnny Sexton Wins World Rugby Player Of The Year Award

Johnny Sexton managed to make it three awards on the night for Ireland by taking home the World Rugby Player Of The Year award. Coach Of The Year, Team Of The Year, Player Of The Year. What a year for Ireland it has been. Aphiwe Dyanti managed to beat Jordan Larmour to the Breakthrough Player Of The Year award after a fantastic …

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