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Master Management Needed To Keep Johnny Sexton Fresh For Lions Duty

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 17: Jonathan Sexton receives treatment to his right leg during the Ireland captain's run at the Aviva Stadium on March 17, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Johnny Sexton looks set to be the Lions’ first choice fly-half this summer, but there’s one persistent worry surrounding the Leinster playmaker: injury.  If Sexton is to be fit for all three Tests against the All Blacks then Gatland will need to be very careful in what games Sexton can play before the first meeting at Eden Park. Prior to the …

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Expectations For Ireland May Need To Be Lowered

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 13: Dejected Ireland players walk off the pitch following their defeat during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Ireland at the Stade de France on February 13, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

In sports, every good run comes to an end. The Sir Alex Ferguson era came to an end with Manchester United in football, Clive Woodward’s England team went off the rails after winning the 2003 World Cup and France’s fortunes quickly turned sour when Bernard Laporte resigned as French coach in 2007. The Guy Noves era in French rugby has got …

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