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#Johnny Sexton

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Prime opportunity for Carbery to push Ireland career on against Argentina
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Prime opportunity for Carbery to push Ireland career on against Argentina

Nov 16th 2021, 12:30 PM 12,558 Views 22 Comments

The 26-year-old is set for his chance with Johnny Sexton out injured.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Ireland's attack flourishes as it becomes less reliant on Johnny Sexton
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland's attack flourishes as it becomes less reliant on Johnny Sexton

Nov 14th 2021, 5:12 PM 38,631 Views 9 Comments

With ball-playing forwards and new playmakers in the backline, Ireland are more unpredictable.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 13 November, 2021

'The pleasing thing is we can be better' - Ireland boss Andy Farrell
# Consistency
From The42
# Consistency

'The pleasing thing is we can be better' - Ireland boss Andy Farrell

Nov 13th 2021, 7:25 PM 9,495 Views 5 Comments

Farrell and his captain, Johnny Sexton, are determined that Ireland will keep improving.

Farrell's brilliant Ireland power to thrilling victory over the All Blacks in Dublin
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Farrell's brilliant Ireland power to thrilling victory over the All Blacks in Dublin

Nov 13th 2021, 5:19 PM 73,342 Views 136 Comments

It’s just the third senior men’s Irish win over New Zealand in history.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Sexton urges Ireland to be clinical in the face of All Blacks' intensity
# Taking Your Chances
From The42
# Taking Your Chances

Sexton urges Ireland to be clinical in the face of All Blacks' intensity

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 12:02 PM 13,913 Views 16 Comments

The out-half has faced New Zealand 13 times in his career with Ireland and the Lions, winning on three occasions.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

'We'd love to do it all the time' - Sexton on Ireland's exciting attack against Japan

Nov 9th 2021, 3:04 PM 3,767 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland captain says that the All Blacks won’t present similar opportunities.

'One out-half isn’t going to win you the World Cup, you need two'
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

'One out-half isn’t going to win you the World Cup, you need two'

Nov 9th 2021, 12:08 PM 19,396 Views 26 Comments

Ronan O’Gara says Ireland need to be careful in managing their out-halves ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

'He's all class' - Barrett still full of admiration for Sexton 100 caps on
# Centurions
From The42
# Centurions

'He's all class' - Barrett still full of admiration for Sexton 100 caps on

Nov 9th 2021, 12:03 PM 10,677 Views 1 Comment

The All Blacks out-half made his debut against Ireland back in 2012.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Paul McGrath, a samurai sword, and standing ovations - Sexton's special day
# 100
From The42
# 100

Paul McGrath, a samurai sword, and standing ovations - Sexton's special day

Updated Nov 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 45,054 Views 41 Comments

The 36-year-old Ireland captain enjoyed a perfect day.

'There were three special people, not just Johnny and his 100th cap'
# Occasion
From The42
# Occasion

'There were three special people, not just Johnny and his 100th cap'

Nov 6th 2021, 3:58 PM 9,789 Views 1 Comment

Andy Farrell was delighted with his team’s defence and set-piece.

Ireland obliterate Japan with slick performance as Sexton marks 100th in style
# Hammering
From The42
# Hammering

Ireland obliterate Japan with slick performance as Sexton marks 100th in style

Nov 6th 2021, 2:55 PM 54,198 Views 90 Comments

Ireland’s attack was superb as forwards and backs linked for some stunning scores.

'People see this Roy Keane side to him but he's probably the kindest guy in a dressing room'
# Perfect 10
From The42
# Perfect 10

'People see this Roy Keane side to him but he's probably the kindest guy in a dressing room'

Nov 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 27,398 Views 13 Comments

Johnny Sexton’s story is a quintessential Irish one where perseverance eventually brought success to a man who will win his 100th Ireland cap today.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 4 November, 2021

'He's definitely a unique type of force' - Murray on Sexton, Lions fallout and long-term goals
# Shared Journey
From The42
# Shared Journey

'He's definitely a unique type of force' - Murray on Sexton, Lions fallout and long-term goals

Nov 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,455 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half offered a fascinating insight into what makes his half-back partner tick.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Fire still burning as Sexton prepares for 100 cap milestone
# Leading By Example
From The42
# Leading By Example

Fire still burning as Sexton prepares for 100 cap milestone

Updated Nov 3rd 2021, 8:38 AM 12,399 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s captain remains as determined and driven as ever.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

'In an ideal world I'd love to keep going' - Sexton hopes to agree new contract in 2022
# Still The Man
From The42
# Still The Man

'In an ideal world I'd love to keep going' - Sexton hopes to agree new contract in 2022

Updated Nov 2nd 2021, 8:05 PM 15,920 Views 19 Comments

The out-half remains a hugely important figure for Ireland just two years out from the 2023 World Cup.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

'You’re always changing, trying to improve' - Sexton showing no signs of slowing down
# Leading The Way
From The42
# Leading The Way

'You’re always changing, trying to improve' - Sexton showing no signs of slowing down

Oct 27th 2021, 6:45 AM 4,938 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland captain remains the man in possession of the number 10 jersey ahead of the autumn internationals.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Sexton and Ireland head into autumn internationals with one eye on France 2023
# Planning Ahead
From The42
# Planning Ahead

Sexton and Ireland head into autumn internationals with one eye on France 2023

Oct 26th 2021, 12:06 PM 18,499 Views 38 Comments

The Ireland captain says the squad have already spoken about the next Rugby World Cup.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Sexton set to be fit for November Tests as Henshaw makes progress
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

Sexton set to be fit for November Tests as Henshaw makes progress

Oct 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,137 Views 14 Comments

The 36-year-old suffered a hip injury last weekend while playing for Leinster.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Cullen optimistic on Sexton injury with Ireland internationals looming
# Fingers Crossed
From The42
# Fingers Crossed

Cullen optimistic on Sexton injury with Ireland internationals looming

Oct 16th 2021, 8:16 PM 9,524 Views 11 Comments

The out-half came off with a hip problem during the 50-15 win over Scarlets.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Byrne, Sexton and Frawley – Felipe Contepomi discusses Leinster's options at out-half
# Talking 10s
From The42
# Talking 10s

Byrne, Sexton and Frawley – Felipe Contepomi discusses Leinster's options at out-half

Oct 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,562 Views 5 Comments

Harry Byrne is facing more time on the sidelines due to a hip injury.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Sexton provides the quality on another frustrating day for Harry Byrne
# Tale Of Two 10s
From The42
# Tale Of Two 10s

Sexton provides the quality on another frustrating day for Harry Byrne

Oct 10th 2021, 6:45 AM 8,377 Views 7 Comments

Leo Cullen is hopeful Byrne’s injury isn’t too bad after the 22-year-old was forced off against Zebre on Saturday.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Analysis: Sexton and Leinster start the season in slick, sharp form
# Variety
From The42
# Variety

Analysis: Sexton and Leinster start the season in slick, sharp form

Sep 28th 2021, 7:03 PM 8,370 Views 2 Comments

There was fluidity and variety to the province’s attacking play in a strong win over the Bulls.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 10 September, 2021

Cullen: 'It was really pleasing for Johnny to get back out there'
# Looking Sharp
From The42
# Looking Sharp

Cullen: 'It was really pleasing for Johnny to get back out there'

Sep 10th 2021, 10:31 PM 6,664 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster out-half played a starring role in Friday’s pre-season win over Harlequins.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Sexton back from head injury to captain Leinster in Harlequins friendly
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Sexton back from head injury to captain Leinster in Harlequins friendly

Sep 9th 2021, 5:24 PM 7,164 Views 6 Comments

Four academy players and recent signing Michael Ala’alatoa are in line to make their senior debuts for the province tomorrow night.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

'I was jealous and wished I was there' - Sexton opens up on Lions omission
# Tough To Take
From The42
# Tough To Take

'I was jealous and wished I was there' - Sexton opens up on Lions omission

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 7,773 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland captain says he found it difficult to watch the summer tour to South Africa.

Sexton: 'I've thought about whether this will be my last year or not'
# Big Decisions
From The42
# Big Decisions

Sexton: 'I've thought about whether this will be my last year or not'

Sep 1st 2021, 11:54 AM 24,347 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland captain says it was ‘gutting’ to miss out on the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 12 July, 2021

Andy Farrell: 'I don't know what more Johnny Sexton could have done'
# Ignored
From The42
# Ignored

Andy Farrell: 'I don't know what more Johnny Sexton could have done'

Jul 12th 2021, 6:37 AM 31,847 Views 30 Comments

Ireland coach was left shocked when the Lions called up international rookie Marcus Smith ahead of Sexton over the weekend.

# johnny-sexton - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Lions call up 22-year-old Marcus Smith as out-half cover for injured Russell
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Lions call up 22-year-old Marcus Smith as out-half cover for injured Russell

Jul 10th 2021, 4:18 PM 11,675 Views 20 Comments

Warren Gatland has added the Harlequins star to his squad.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 14 June, 2021

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'
# 10s
From The42
# 10s

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'

Jun 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,604 Views 8 Comments

Ireland’s out-half situation was discussed on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# johnny-sexton - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

'That stand-by list is going to play a vital role' – McBryde's Lions message to Leinster players
# Still In The Mix
From The42
# Still In The Mix

'That stand-by list is going to play a vital role' – McBryde's Lions message to Leinster players

Jun 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 11,063 Views 3 Comments

McBryde will be part of Warren Gatland’s coaching team in South Africa.

# johnny-sexton - Monday 31 May, 2021

Sexton resuming contact training while season is over for Connors
# Injuries
From The42
# Injuries

Sexton resuming contact training while season is over for Connors

May 31st 2021, 2:31 PM 8,777 Views 4 Comments

Leinster Rugby have issued a squad update.

# johnny-sexton - Friday 7 May, 2021

It's easy to see the sense in Gatland's side of the Sexton debate
# Tough Calls
From The42
# Tough Calls

It's easy to see the sense in Gatland's side of the Sexton debate

May 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,722 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland captain has paid the price for a frustrating run of injuries.

# johnny-sexton - Thursday 6 May, 2021

‘La Rochelle reminded me of what we are going to face in South Africa’
# Gatland
From The42
# Gatland

‘La Rochelle reminded me of what we are going to face in South Africa’

May 6th 2021, 7:23 PM 18,377 Views 40 Comments

Warren Gatland has explained why James Ryan and Johnny Sexton missed out on selection for the Lions.

Time got the better of Sexton - not just Farrell, Russell and Biggar
# Lions
From The42
# Lions

Time got the better of Sexton - not just Farrell, Russell and Biggar

May 6th 2021, 5:38 PM 45,303 Views 26 Comments

Irish captain’s omission from Warren Gatland’s squad was tough but at 35 his durability has come into question.

Jenkins admits Lions coaches had concerns over Sexton's 'durability'
# Missed The Cut
From The42
# Missed The Cut

Jenkins admits Lions coaches had concerns over Sexton's 'durability'

May 6th 2021, 3:05 PM 10,880 Views 23 Comments

The Ireland out-half was one of the headline omissions in Warren Gatland’s 37-man squad.

Eight Irishmen named in Lions squad as Sexton and Ryan miss out
# Johnny Sexton
From The42
# Johnny Sexton

Eight Irishmen named in Lions squad as Sexton and Ryan miss out

May 6th 2021, 12:50 PM 101,871 Views 198 Comments

Tadhg Furlong, Tadhg Beirne, Conor Murray, Robbie Henshaw, Bundee Aki, Jack Conan, Andrew Porter and Iain Henderson make the plane.

Tight calls could be cruel to Irish contingent as Gatland finalises his Lions squad
# Waiting For The Call
From The42
# Waiting For The Call

Tight calls could be cruel to Irish contingent as Gatland finalises his Lions squad

Updated May 6th 2021, 8:50 AM 31,790 Views 39 Comments

The 36-man squad will be revealed at lunchtime on Thursday.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

'Johnny is absolutely training the house down' – Leinster back Sexton for Lions
# In The Mix
From The42
# In The Mix

'Johnny is absolutely training the house down' – Leinster back Sexton for Lions

Updated May 5th 2021, 8:27 AM 21,952 Views 26 Comments

Stuart Lancaster says the province would have no concerns if their captain toured to South Africa.

# johnny-sexton - Sunday 2 May, 2021

'Ross Byrne reminds me of Ollie Campbell - he'll step into Sexton's shoes'
# Unlikely Lad
From The42
# Unlikely Lad

'Ross Byrne reminds me of Ollie Campbell - he'll step into Sexton's shoes'

May 2nd 2021, 10:00 AM 19,995 Views 32 Comments

Pundits have been unconvinced by his performances but Ross Byrne has quietly risen to become Leinster’s most unheralded star.

# johnny-sexton - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Leinster lose 'enormous experience' as La Rochelle halfbacks return to training
# Playmakers
From The42
# Playmakers

Leinster lose 'enormous experience' as La Rochelle halfbacks return to training

Apr 28th 2021, 5:00 PM 42,154 Views 29 Comments

Jono Gibbes believes Leinster have the depth to deal with Sexton’s absence.

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