Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 12°C Friday 19 August 2022

#Johnny Sexton

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Gatland on Lions call over Sexton - 'I still probably ask myself now whether it was the right decision '
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Gatland on Lions call over Sexton - 'I still probably ask myself now whether it was the right decision '

Jul 20th 2022, 12:00 PM 69,699 Views 21 Comments

Sexton is one of nine Ireland players named in Gatland’s hypothetical 2022 Lions side.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Was this Irish rugby’s greatest result? 'It doesn't get much better than this,' says Sexton
# The Goat
From The42
# The Goat

Was this Irish rugby’s greatest result? 'It doesn't get much better than this,' says Sexton

Jul 16th 2022, 2:19 PM 11,600 Views 31 Comments

Irish captain Johnny Sexton says the team’s desire is to get better yet again.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 11 July, 2022

Beirne's break, Sexton's subtle touches, and Ireland's shape key to superb start
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Beirne's break, Sexton's subtle touches, and Ireland's shape key to superb start

Jul 11th 2022, 7:30 PM 11,027 Views 5 Comments

Ireland delivered 156 seconds of excellent rugby to send themselves on the way to making history.

Sorry Bod but it is time to stand aside - Sexton on his 37th birthday has become the GOAT
# The Goat
From The42
# The Goat

Sorry Bod but it is time to stand aside - Sexton on his 37th birthday has become the GOAT

Jul 11th 2022, 12:03 PM 73,165 Views 51 Comments

Johnny Sexton turns 37 today – the birthday boy has now won so much that he has to be recognised as the best we’ve had.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Sexton and O'Mahony lead the way again on another historic day for Irish rugby
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

Sexton and O'Mahony lead the way again on another historic day for Irish rugby

Jul 9th 2022, 8:09 PM 52,306 Views 31 Comments

The two most experienced players in Ireland’s team were to the fore during a famous win in Dunedin.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 8 July, 2022

‘You go off for a HIA and don’t come back, everyone presumes it’s a concussion but it’s not’
# Johnny Sexton
From The42
# Johnny Sexton

‘You go off for a HIA and don’t come back, everyone presumes it’s a concussion but it’s not’

Jul 8th 2022, 6:10 AM 22,354 Views 12 Comments

The concussion debate has raged all week after Ireland captain Johnny Sexton failed one head injury assessment last week before passing two subsequent HIA tests.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 7 July, 2022

World Rugby defends head-injury protocols in wake of Johnny Sexton’s selection
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

World Rugby defends head-injury protocols in wake of Johnny Sexton’s selection

Updated Jul 7th 2022, 8:09 PM 17,923 Views 14 Comments

Progressive Rugby has claimed the HIA checks are ‘being exposed’.

Sexton starts for Ireland again but Carbery hasn't been denied chances
# Full Strength
From The42
# Full Strength

Sexton starts for Ireland again but Carbery hasn't been denied chances

Updated Jul 7th 2022, 12:01 PM 24,981 Views 42 Comments

There are outside concerns about the out-half’s welfare and Ireland’s depth.

Ireland select Sexton and make one change to their starting XV with Hansen in for Earls
# Mack The Knife
From The42
# Mack The Knife

Ireland select Sexton and make one change to their starting XV with Hansen in for Earls

Jul 7th 2022, 7:50 AM 28,701 Views 48 Comments

Finlay Bealham and Rob Herring come into the match-day squad at the expense of Tom O’Toole and Dave Heffernan.

All Blacks minimise changes and coach Foster has his say on concussion controversy
# Ahead Of The Game
From The42
# Ahead Of The Game

All Blacks minimise changes and coach Foster has his say on concussion controversy

Jul 7th 2022, 4:23 AM 10,016 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand have ruled Sam Whitelock out for 12 days but Ireland captain Johnny Sexton is free to play in Saturday’s second test in Dunedin.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?

Jul 5th 2022, 5:00 PM 22,705 Views 28 Comments

The Ireland captain was forced off against New Zealand last weekend but is available for the second Test.

Johnny Sexton passes his latest head injury assessment test and is allowed play this Saturday
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

Johnny Sexton passes his latest head injury assessment test and is allowed play this Saturday

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 8:24 AM 16,436 Views 33 Comments

Sexton failed his initial HIA last Saturday but has subsequently passed two exams and is thereby free to play in Dunedin against the All Blacks.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Sexton not yet ruled out of Ireland's second Test against the All Blacks
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

Sexton not yet ruled out of Ireland's second Test against the All Blacks

Updated Jul 2nd 2022, 3:38 PM 44,713 Views 49 Comments

The captain was forced off in the first half of today’s first Test.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 6 June, 2022

Leinster wait on Furlong, Sexton and Lowe ahead of semi-final date with Bulls
# Update
From The42
# Update

Leinster wait on Furlong, Sexton and Lowe ahead of semi-final date with Bulls

Jun 6th 2022, 2:44 PM 8,205 Views 14 Comments

Hooker Rónan Kelleher has already been ruled out of Friday’s game at the RDS.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Leinster without Kelleher for URC quarter-final as Sexton nurses ankle injury
# Update
From The42
# Update

Leinster without Kelleher for URC quarter-final as Sexton nurses ankle injury

May 31st 2022, 1:20 PM 11,120 Views 15 Comments

The province are back in URC action this weekend as they welcome Glasgow Warriors to the RDS.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 28 May, 2022

'This is the one we desperately wanted to win, and we've come within 60 seconds of it'
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

'This is the one we desperately wanted to win, and we've come within 60 seconds of it'

May 28th 2022, 9:22 PM 16,266 Views 39 Comments

Leinster captain Johnny Sexton reflects on a difficult day for the province in Marseille.

Marseille the latest stop on Johnny Sexton's storied history with the Champions Cup
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

Marseille the latest stop on Johnny Sexton's storied history with the Champions Cup

May 28th 2022, 8:00 AM 4,480 Views 1 Comment

The Leinster out-half is aiming to win his fifth Champions Cup medal today, and his first as captain.

La Rochelle the final hurdle on Leinster's stunning drive for five
# Marseille
From The42
# Marseille

La Rochelle the final hurdle on Leinster's stunning drive for five

May 28th 2022, 7:00 AM 18,884 Views 9 Comments

The province are hot favourites ahead of today’s Heineken Champions Cup final but Ronan O’Gara will surely have a plan up his sleeve.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 27 May, 2022

'We need to get stuck into him, that’s the biggest compliment I can give Johnny'
# Familiar Foes
From The42
# Familiar Foes

'We need to get stuck into him, that’s the biggest compliment I can give Johnny'

May 27th 2022, 2:56 PM 10,033 Views 3 Comments

Ronan O’Gara and Johnny Sexton have both given their thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s Champions Cup final in Marseille.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'

Updated May 17th 2022, 8:33 AM 18,193 Views 3 Comments

Leinster assistant coach Felipe Contepomi is set to leave the province at the end of the season.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 16 May, 2022

Peerless Sexton drives Leinster's relentless pursuit of fifth European star
# Heartbeat
From The42
# Heartbeat

Peerless Sexton drives Leinster's relentless pursuit of fifth European star

May 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,806 Views 4 Comments

The 36-year-old was superb once again as Leinster set up a Champions Cup final against La Rochelle.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 14 May, 2022

'I never thought that I’d get another chance. We are so driven to put a fifth star on the jersey '
# Drive For Five
From The42
# Drive For Five

'I never thought that I’d get another chance. We are so driven to put a fifth star on the jersey '

May 14th 2022, 7:30 PM 18,146 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton says Leinster will need to hit another level as they look forward to the Champions Cup final on 28 May.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 7 May, 2022

From farmer's son in Tipp to the Aviva Stadium - the rise and rise of Ben Healy
# Big Ben
From The42
# Big Ben

From farmer's son in Tipp to the Aviva Stadium - the rise and rise of Ben Healy

May 7th 2022, 8:03 AM 33,545 Views 11 Comments

Healy has emerged over the last year as a key player in Munster’s squad – but his schoolboy mentors believe there is a lot more to come.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 4 April, 2022

Sexton set to return for Leinster – Conway ruled out of Munster’s date with Exeter
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Sexton set to return for Leinster – Conway ruled out of Munster’s date with Exeter

Apr 4th 2022, 7:04 AM 9,943 Views 15 Comments

Munster also have doubts hanging over Tadgh Beirne, Dave Kilcoyne and Gavin Coombes.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Will Leinster cope when Sexton retires? They already know how to live without him
# Dilemma
From The42
# Dilemma

Will Leinster cope when Sexton retires? They already know how to live without him

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:46 AM 6,669 Views 10 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland captain has played just 52 of the province’s last 162 competitive games.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland
# No Fear
From The42
# No Fear

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland

Mar 23rd 2022, 12:43 PM 30,698 Views 29 Comments

The former out-half also offered his thoughts on Ireland’s current depth at 10, with some words of warning for Jack Carty.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 19 March, 2022

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton
# Support
From The42
# Support

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton

Mar 19th 2022, 7:40 PM 9,604 Views 10 Comments

Ireland notched a bonus-point win to secure the Triple Crown in Dublin.

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris
# Silverware
From The42
# Silverware

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris

Mar 19th 2022, 6:44 PM 37,674 Views 62 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men must rely on England doing them a favour if they are to win the Six Nations title.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 8:32 AM 32,392 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland captain believes that 20-year-old lock Joe McCarthy has strong potential.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'
# Underdogs
From The42
# Underdogs

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'

Mar 15th 2022, 3:58 PM 4,412 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Sexton says memories of 2010 will warn Ireland against complacency as they prepare to face Scotland this weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Ireland finish strong in Twickenham to tee up Triple Crown shot against Scots
# Silverware
From The42
# Silverware

Ireland finish strong in Twickenham to tee up Triple Crown shot against Scots

Mar 13th 2022, 7:00 AM 29,161 Views 45 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men have a fine chance to finish this Six Nations with four wins out of five games.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Johnny Sexton: 'Two years ago, we would have lost that game'
# Mental Skills
From The42
# Mental Skills

Johnny Sexton: 'Two years ago, we would have lost that game'

Mar 12th 2022, 8:30 PM 11,160 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell said he was ‘over the moon’ with Ireland’s bonus-point win.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 11 March, 2022

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,607 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Doris and the Irish pack keen to be 'ahead of the game' against Itoje and co.
# Linespeed
From The42
# Linespeed

Doris and the Irish pack keen to be 'ahead of the game' against Itoje and co.

Mar 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,935 Views 5 Comments

The variety from Ireland’s forwards will be as important as ever.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

'I want to go out at the top' - Sexton confirms he will retire after 2023 Rugby World Cup
# The Last Dance
From The42
# The Last Dance

'I want to go out at the top' - Sexton confirms he will retire after 2023 Rugby World Cup

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 3:03 PM 16,175 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland captain signed a new contract with the IRFU today.

Johnny Sexton signs new IRFU contract extension up until the end of 2023 World Cup
# Deal Done
From The42
# Deal Done

Johnny Sexton signs new IRFU contract extension up until the end of 2023 World Cup

Mar 8th 2022, 1:43 PM 6,764 Views 9 Comments

“I am excited about the prospect of competing at a fourth World Cup with Ireland,” said Sexton.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 7 March, 2022

England's Smith set for big test opposite 'outstanding operator' Sexton
# 10s
From The42
# 10s

England's Smith set for big test opposite 'outstanding operator' Sexton

Mar 7th 2022, 10:11 PM 9,202 Views 6 Comments

Eddie Jones said the Leinster man is “a durable guy.”

# johnny-sexton - Monday 28 February, 2022

'Johnny's still the boss and he will be until whenever he decides to retire'
# Battle For Number 10
From The42
# Battle For Number 10

'Johnny's still the boss and he will be until whenever he decides to retire'

Feb 28th 2022, 4:44 PM 40,352 Views 19 Comments

Sexton, Joey Carbery and England’s new star, Marcus Smith, were up for debate on this week’s episode of The Front Row in partnership with Guinness.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Farrell set to back Carbery for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Italy
# 10
From The42
# 10

Farrell set to back Carbery for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Italy

Feb 24th 2022, 8:52 PM 19,300 Views 16 Comments

It had looked like Johnny Sexton would return at number 10 but Carbery may get another chance.

'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

'The Triple Crown would be a great thing and it's guaranteed if we win the last three'

Feb 24th 2022, 1:01 AM 5,043 Views 3 Comments

Johnny Sexton is back to lead Ireland’s push for silverware in this Six Nations.

1 2 3 4 5