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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 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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Sean Cronin Brace Helps Leinster To Bonus Point Drubbing Of Ulster

Two tries from Sean Cronin helped Leinster defeat interprovincial rivals 40-7 Ulster in their Pro14 clash at the RDS on Saturday afternoon. Looking to bounce back from their disappointing defeat to Munster last week, Leinster started off incredibly brightly and grabbed the first try of the game after just five minutes when Sean Cronin bundled the ball over the line following …

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Leinster’s Pivotal European Clash With Toulouse Is A Sell Out

Leinster have confirmed that all 18,500 tickets for their key Heineken Champions Cup clash with Toulouse in the RDS Arena next week, have sold out.   Toulouse are currently the Pool 1 leaders and lie two points ahead of Leinster on 17. The French side have won all four of their games so far, including a one-point victory over Leinster at …

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