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Johnny Sexton Returns As Leinster Name Team For PRO14 Final

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Johnny Sexton has returned to the Leinster starting XV for their PRO14 final clash with Glasgow Warriors in Celtic Park on Saturday evening. The team captain was left on the bench for the semi-final against Munster last weekend with Ross Byrne preferred at fly-half. He returns to partner Luke McGrath for the final while Byrne is named among the substitutes. …

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“It Was Ferocious, It Was Test Match Stuff” – Johnny Sexton

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It’s no surprise to hear Johnny Sexton describe Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup final between Saracens and Leinster as similar to a Test match. One only needs to take a look at the starting XVs for both sides to see international quality littered throughout. When it comes to the physicality stakes, Irish sides, be it provincial or national, pride themselves on …

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Leo Cullen: “Hopefully, Sean Cronin Comes Through Ok”

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Sean McMahon reporting from St James Park, Newcastle.  Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named the same starting XV from their win over Toulouse for tomorrow’s Heineken Champions Cup final with Saracens. The level of consistency in selection is a bonus for Leinster but Cullen has made changes to his replacements as Jack McGrath and Rhys Ruddock are in reserve …

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Jerry Sexton, Brother Of Johnny, Signs Deal With Southern Kings

Jerry Sexton

Johnny Sexton’s younger brother, Jerry Sexton, has signed a three-year deal with South African side the Southern Kings in the Guinness PRO14.  The 26-year-old second-row has been plying his trade with the Jersey Reds in the Greene King IPA Championship and currently captains the side. The move opens up the possibility of the two siblings facing off against one another …

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Johnny Sexton Admits Scrutiny Over Form Has Gone To A New Level

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Johnny Sexton returns to Leinster duty tomorrow for the first time in 2019 as he captains the side in their Champions Cup semi-final clash with Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium. At 3.15pm tomorrow Sexton will kick-off for the first time since Ireland’s defeat to Wales in the final round of this year’s Six Nations championship on a day that Sexton …

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Gordon D’Arcy: Sexton’s Lack Of Game Time Doesn’t Concern Me

Johnny Sexton Leinster

Gordon D’Arcy doesn’t believe that Leinster captain Johnny Sexton will struggle in this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final with Toulouse due to a lack of game time. The World Player of the Year hasn’t featured for Leinster since their 26-17 loss to Munster in December and has only 15 games to his name this season, lasting the full 80 minutes …

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Johnny Sexton Expected To Be Fit For Leinster’s Clash With Toulouse

Leinster coach, Stuart Lancaster has today confirmed that out-half Johnny Sexton is fit and in training ahead of the provinces crucial Champions Cup semi-final clash with Toulouse on Sunday. Sexton has not played a competitive game of rugby since Ireland’s defeat to Wales in the final round of this year’s Six Nations. He was expected to start against Ulster three …

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Chris Henry On Sexton: The Armband Hasn’t Been Good For Him At Times

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Chris Henry feels that the captain’s armband hasn’t been good for Johnny Sexton at times despite the Leinster outhalf being a leader for both province and country. Former International Chris Henry teams up with Volkswagen, a proud partner of Irish Rugby, ahead of Ireland vs France #ReadyForMore. Test your skills to win at Volkswagen’s Aviva Stadium fan zones this Sunday. …

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“That’s Johnny, Isn’t It?” – Kearney Rejects Criticism Of Sexton Outburst

Leinster and Ireland full-back, Rob Kearney has defended teammate, Johnny Sexton, following criticism of his outburst during their Guinness Six Nations win over Italy last month. The Ireland out-half was visibly annoyed after being substituted in the 78th minute and aimed critical comments at Jacob Stockdale who had dropped a pass just moments before. Many have criticised Sexton’s approach, especially when dealing with …

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Schmidt Confident On Sexton Availability And Hopeful On Carbery Injury

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Joe Schmidt offered an injury update on some of Ireland’s key players when he spoke to the media this afternoon at an open training session at Queen’s University, Belfast.  The Ireland head coach is confident that Johnny Sexton will be fit for next weekend’s clash against France at the Aviva Stadium. Joey Carbery is also in contention which dampens reports …

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Sexton Hits Out At “Out Of Touch” 12-Team ‘World League’ Proposal

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International Rugby Players President Jonathan Sexton has hit out at the newly proposed 12-team World Rugby tournament which could begin as early next year.  The ‘World League’ model, which has received considerable media attention in recent months, has come in for criticism from many quarters but most notably the players themselves. The new tournament will consist of the Six Nations …

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