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Eddie Jones Aims Dig At Sexton: “He Has A Bat Phone To The Referee”

England coach Eddie Jones believes Jonathan Sexton has a “bat phone to the referee” as he suggested the Ireland star receives preferential treatment from match officials. Jones’ side have the toughest possible start to their Six Nations Championship campaign, away to Grand Slam reigning champions Ireland on February 2. Fly-half Sexton, the World Player of the Year, is currently out …

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World Rugby Men’s Player Of The Year 2018 Nominees Announced

Mitsubishi Estate Series 3rd Test, Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Australia 23/6/2018 Australia vs Ireland Ireland's Johnny Sexton kicks a penalty

The nominees for the Rugby Player Of The Year 2018 award have been announced as Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton is named amongst the talented players shortlisted. Sexton has managed to score his second nomination for the award after a stellar season that saw him guide Leinster to the Pro14 and Champions Cup titles in addition to helping Ireland to a historic …

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“I Think Johnny Is A Big Boy, He Can Look After Himself.”

Rewind two years and Ireland were on the receiving end of 10-9 loss to France at the Stade de France.  During that attritional 80 minutes, Jonathan Sexton was on the receiving end of a number of late hits, in particular from Yoann Maestri early in the first half who later put in a no-arms hit on CJ Stander. Similar treatment again in …

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Johnny Sexton Sends Simon Zebo Warning About Perils Of France Move

Johnny Sexton has voiced some concerns regarding Simon Zebo’s decision to leave Munster at the end of the season… On Monday afternoon, Irish rugby fans were shocked by the news that Simon Zebo had taken the decision to leave Munster at the end of the current season. In recent years, Zebo has established himself as the all-time record try-scorer for …

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Jonathan Sexton Played The Third Test With A Broken Wrist And A Ruptured Tendon

Jonathan Sexton came into this year’s Lions tour on the back of a disappointing end to the season with Leinster which saw the Irish out-half uncharacteristically out of form.  The lack of form continued into the series when he put in an indifferent display against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians. However, the Dubliner played better after every successive appearance in …

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Three Reasons Why Warren Gatland Deserves Huge Credit

As the British and Irish Lions reflect on the last seven weeks, they can take immense pride in what they have achieved. Many people didn’t give them a prayer when they left home soil at the end of May but they came together brilliantly and played a key role in a truly epic series. They may not have managed to …

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